More than fifty years after the 1968 Fair Housing Act prohibited discrimination related to the sale, rental and financing of housing, the coronavirus is exposing a grave housing crisis for people of color in the United States. As deadly a threat as the pandemic is, housing discrimination and inequality are even more threatening to the economic standing and overall well-being of Black communities.

Before COVID-19, the housing landscape was full of obstacles and disparities. Economic fallout from COVID-19 is adding a new degree of difficulty to the prospects of housing stability and financial dignity. Social factors like quality of housing…

Robert Dawson

Robert lives in District 2. Robert is a member of the City of South Fulton Zoning Board of Appeals.

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