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Our research is regularly cited in national and local news outlets; below is some of our recent press coverage.

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The Wall Street Journal

Coronavirus Pandemic Threatens to Widen Racial Homeownership Gap

“The opportunity for people to use this as a time to transition into buying is probably going to be less for Blacks. How great that difference is, it’s too early to say,” said Chris Herbert, managing director at the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.

CityLab

Getting Old Needs a New Look

Researchers at Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies found that more than a third of older people are cost-burdened when it comes to housing, an all-time high. Deep racial inequities around homeownership, income, and affordable housing access exacerbate these issues.