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The Assessment Gap: Racial Inequalities in Property Taxation

Updated Jun 29, 2020 at 6:38 PM EST

A new working paper by economists Troup Howard of the University of Utah and Carlos Avenancio-León of Indiana University looked at more than a decade of tax assessment and sales data for 118 million homes around the country, newly highlighting deep-seated patterns of housing discrimination.

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A new working paper by economists Troup Howard of the University of Utah and Carlos Avenancio-León of Indiana University looked at more than a decade of tax assessment and sales data for 118 million homes around the country, newly highlighting deep-seated patterns of housing discrimination.