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Homes in Black and Brown neighborhoods appraised at lower values than those in white neighborhoods and racial inequalities in home values are increasing

WASHINGTON — This week, in a letter to U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Comptroller General Gene L. Dodaro, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) called for a study on the disparities in home appraisal values between white- and Black-owned homes across the United States, as well as the causes behind the disparities.

Press Release Jul 30, 2021
Recipients include Chicago Public Schools, Friend Family Health, Illinois College of Optometry, Leo High School, Chicago Eco House, and others

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L.

Press Release Jul 29, 2021
In April, Rush held a panel on Chicago-area cases of missing and murdered women and girls

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) called on Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray to develop a task force to address a growing backlog of unsolved missing person and murder cases and determine necessary strategies to specifically address cases involving minority women and children. 

Press Release Jul 29, 2021