Category Archives: Exercise 2 housing sources

“Fair Housing At Its Worst” Report #2

On February 15, 1974, Education/Instruccion published its second report in a series entitled “Fair Housing At Its Worst.” These reports investigated housing discrimination in Hartford by analyzing Connecticut’s violations of Title VIII of the 1968 Civil Rights Act. This report … Continue reading

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Fair Housing at Its Worst: the flagrant violation of Title VII of the 1968 Civil Rights Act in Greater Hartford, Connecticut, report 6.

The article I examined was “Fair Housing at Its Worst: the flagrant violation of Title VII of the 1968 Civil Rights Act in Greater Hartford, Connecticut, report 6.” This report speaks about “blockbusting” and “panic selling” and about how mass … Continue reading

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FHA Underwriting Manual

The source that I looked at was the Underwriting Manual, written by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) in 1936.  It contains instructions and regulations governing the procedures to be followed by the Underwriting Departments in Insuring Offices. It also describes … Continue reading

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Housing Sources

“Fair Housing At Its Worst: Redlining in Hartford Connecticut, report 9″ is an article published in 1977 from a series of reports on equal housing opportunity from the Education/Instruccion, an group led by Ben Dixon, Boyd Hinds, and Julia Ramos[1]. … Continue reading

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Where Can A Negro Live?

“Where can a Negro Live? A study of Housing Discrimination in Hartford Part II” is a short article written by Robert Rotberg. This article sheds light on some discriminatory practices that African Americans living in Hartford faced during the 1950s. … Continue reading

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Some Real Estate Agents Discriminate Against Black Home Buyers

The article I examined was “Some real estate agents discriminate against black home buyers” which is an article in the Hartford Courant published on May 21, 1989 (1). In 1989, the Courant conducted a random test in which two potential … Continue reading

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Where Can a Negro Live?

The article that I examined, “ “Where Can a Negro Live?: A Study of Housing Discrimination In Hartford (Series Part 2)”, is the second in a series of articles featured in the Hartford Courant. It was published on Aug 20, 1956. The article … Continue reading

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West Hartford Zoning: Report to the Zoning Commission on the Zoning of West Hartford

In 1854 West Hartford established itself as its own independent town housing less than 1,200 residents, and by the early 1920’s the town had gone from a farming community to a suburb where people came to get away from the … Continue reading

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Housing Barriers Exercise

“West Hartford Zoning: Report to the Zoning Commission on the Zoning of West Hartford”  was written by Robert Whitten, a commissioner of the Zoning Authority.  This source reports guidelines regarding the purpose of zoning, zoning regulations, and how the commissioners … Continue reading

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