Space is a means of production. Dr. Josie Faass discusses racism in housing assessments
On the podcast, You have nothing to lose, but your high rent! The host speaks with Dr. Josie Faass on racism in housing assessments. Faass is the executive director of the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation and co-director of the Center for Property Tax Reform, an independent research center focused on issues of equity and transparency in taxation. She is the co-author of the handbook Bias in property assessments: Sources and solutions. The handbook combines data gathered through one-on-one interviews with professional assessors who are dedicated to identifying and remedying regressive and inequitable practices in their jurisdictions’ assessments and sharing their ideas on how to bring justice to the process.