For Black History Month, a look at African-American home ownership

In honor of a monthly celebration of African-American history and achievement, here’s a reminder that there are still deep racial inequities in the housing market – and that many of them fall disproportionately on African-Americans.

The charts below are courtesy of ABODO, an online marketplace where renters can find apartments, primarily near college campuses. ABODO’s head of communications, Sam Radbil, told MarketWatch that the company likes to provide analyses on data from sources like the Census Bureau to raise awareness about housing and the economy among young people who come to the site looking for their next apartment.

The chart above shows the big picture.

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