With homeownership rates and economic development in predominantly black communities lagging far behind the rest of the country, this panel focuses on homeownership equity and confronting our legacy of segregation and economic exploitation. The panel will discuss solutions and strategies to bring more investment and stability in communities of color and the myriad public policy interventions and market incentives that can improve outcomes in our neighborhoods.
Moderator: Fritz Kaegi, Cook County Assessor
Panelists: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor, Princeton University, Author of Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership
Frank Williams, President, F.J. Williams Realty LLC
Morgan Malone, Director of Development and External Affairs, Farpoint Development
David Doig, President, Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives