Southwest Nashville Edition | July 2020

SOUTHWEST NASHVILLE EDITION

REAL ESTATE

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IN REDLINING NASHVILLE

According to an independent analysis, the Metro Nashville Police Department had four of the policies in 8 Can’t Wait before June 11. The Community Oversight Board recommends further policies. 8 CAN'T WAIT

DEEPROOTEDRESULTS Eects from redlining can still be seen today by comparing the percentage of white and Black homeownership in these areas.

2017 homeownership rates

Best

These areas were typically white neighborhoods and would be deemed safest for investors to take on mortgage loans.

75.8%

White

34.4%

Aligned with 8 Can’t Wait before June 11

Aligned with 8 Can’t Wait as of June 11

Policy recommendations from the COB

Black

Still desirable

1 Ban chokeholds and strangleholds 2 Require de-escalation 3 Require warning before shooting 4 Exhaust all alternatives before shooting 5 Duty to intervene 6 Ban shooting at moving vehicles 7 Establish use of force continuum 8 Require all force be reported

These areas were seen as still a conservative investment for home loans.

57.4%

65

White

52.7%

Black

Denitely declining

This category refers to areas that were once "desirable" but may have seen an inltration of people of color.

65

55.1%

White

40

40

41.7%

Black

40

Hazardous

440

65

These areas were occupied by mainly Black residents and deemed risky. Lenders would often refuse to make home loans there.

45.6%

White

24

28.3%

Black

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PHOTO BY ALEX HOSEYCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

SOURCES: CAMPAIGN ZERO, METRO NASHVILLE COMMUNITY OVERSIGHT BOARDCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

SOURCES: REDFIN, 20132017 5YEAR AMERICAN COMMUNITY SURVEYCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND “MAPPING INEQUALITY” COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

MetroNashville PD policies under review

How real estate redlining shapedNashville

50 years after Fair Housing Act, housing equity gaps persist

weeks—has put the spotlight on police brutality and systemic racism in the U.S. However, amid nationwide protests and calls to remove Confederate statues, there is also a renewed push to understand how decades of sys- temic racism have aected various areas of society, one facet of which is housing and wealth. Accord- ing to fair housing experts, such practices have

BY DYLAN SKYE AYCOCK

Amid local and national calls for the review of police use-of-force policies, Mayor John Cooper announced June 15 a new committee tasked with reviewing community experiences with the Metro Nashville Police Department’s use-of-force practices CONTINUED ON 20

BY DYLAN SKYE AYCOCK

The killing of George Floyd, who died in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25—as well as those of many more Black Americans in recent

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