(Un)Fair Housing Podcast

Join us as we take a closer look at the history of housing segregation and the impact of the Fair Housing Act on minority communities in Central Florida and nationwide.

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Episodes

5 days ago

In this week's episode we'll wrap up our discussion on "blight" and government takings under the guise of "eminent domain" by discussing the use of highways as boundaries to segregate communities. 

Tuesday Jul 02, 2024

Revitalization of struggling communities should be something we can all agree on, right? Well, maybe not. In this week's episode we'll start our discussion on "blight" and government takings under the guise of "eminent domain." 

Tuesday Jun 25, 2024

This week we will discuss White Flight the phenomenon of white people fleeing urban areas for more segregated suburban neighborhoods and how this led to further clashes over integration.

Tuesday Jun 18, 2024

In this week's episode we'll explore the doctrine of Separate but Equal and the impact on housing and schools. 

Tuesday Jun 11, 2024

CONTENT WARNING: This week's episode details the violent and often deadly response to integration efforts through the country. We caution listeners that these stories will be difficult to hear, but we encourage to listen to this episode in full. The stories shared this week are true accounts and highlight the experiences of many minorities. 

Stay Tuned...

Tuesday Jun 04, 2024

Tuesday Jun 04, 2024

We'll be taking a quick break this week so be sure join to us next week as we dive back into (Un)Fair Housing. 

Tuesday May 28, 2024

This week we are continuing our discussion on building suburbia following the civil war.  We will focus on redlining, a lending practice that helped shape segregation in housing. 

Tuesday May 21, 2024

In this week's episode we dive into the history of public housing and its role in creating and reinforcing housing segregation. 

Episode 2: Building Suburbia

Tuesday May 14, 2024

Tuesday May 14, 2024

In this week's episode we take a look at how suburban towns were built and the tools used to exclude many groups from this American Dream. 

Episode 1: All Things Zoning

Tuesday May 07, 2024

Tuesday May 07, 2024

On this episode we will be joined by expert Sonia Hirt, Dean and Hughes Professor in Landscape Architecture and Planning at the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design to discuss how zoning has developed in the US as a tool to separate communities of color. 

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