That which divides us – racial disparity in housing

Posted on 27th November 2017

On 10 October 2017, the government published its Race Disparity Audit, a 60-page long report on the impact of race and ethnicity on outcomes across several different sectors, promised by Theresa May in August 2016 to tackle what she called the ‘burning injustices’ that BME (Black, Minority and Ethnic) people face in British society. That the appalling Grenfell tragedy, with its particularly heavy toll on BME people, occurred in the interim means special focus should be placed on the Audit’s findings concerning ethnicity and housing outcomes.