Housing is one of the top three areas where Latinos in the U.S. report discrimination, according to a nationwide survey conducted by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
In Texas, nearly a third of first-time homebuyers are Latino, and Latinos account for 14% of all homebuyers, according to the 2017 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report.
3 in 10 Latinos in the U.S. report having been discriminated against when trying to rent or buy housing.
43% of Latinos who earn less than $25,000 per year report experiencing housing discrimination.
1 in 5 Latinos say that they or a family member have been told or felt as though they would not be welcome in a neighborhood, building, or housing development because they are Latino.
44% of Latinos who report living in a lower-income area say other Latinos in the area often face discrimination when trying to find housing.