Full Committee Hearing

Separate and Unequal: The Legacy of Racial Discrimination in Housing

Date:   Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Time:   10:00 AM Location:   Remote

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet REMOTELY to conduct a hearing entitled, “Separate and Unequal: The Legacy of Racial Discrimination in Housing.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Richard Rothstein, Senior Fellow Emeritus, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Ms. Lisa Rice, President and CEO, National Fair Housing Alliance; Dr. Jason Reece, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning, Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University; Mr. Howard Husock, Senior Executive Fellow, Philanthropy Roundtable and Adjunct Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; and Mr. Tobias Peter, Research Fellow and Director of Research, American Enterprise Institute Housing Center.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.

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Member Statements

  1. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - OH)
  2. Ranking Member Patrick J. Toomey (R - PA)

Witnesses

  1. Mr. Richard Rothstein
    Senior Fellow Emeritus
    NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  2. Ms. Lisa Rice
    President & CEO
    National Fair Housing Alliance
  3. Dr. Jason Reece
    Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning
    Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University
  4. Mr. Howard Husock
    American Enterprise Institute Adjunct Fellow and Contributing Editor
    City Journal, Manhattan Intitute
  5. Mr. Tobias Peter
    Research Fellow and Director of Research
    American Enterprise Institute Housing Center