Until 1974, women could not get a mortgage without a cosigner.

In collaboration with the Lotus House Women’s Shelter, the Human Rights Clinic of the University of Miami School of Law, drafted a report on the Gender Biases in Neighborhood Development.
In the United States, women have historically been excluded from the housing process through disparities in access to property and financing, barriers to participation in neighborhood development meetings, inequalities perpetuated through single-family zoning, and gender-based violence, all of which have made women more likely to be renters rather than homeowners, increasing the risk of housing instability.
This report analyzes the human rights impacted by U.S. housing policies, focusing on the above-mentioned issues, and will provide recommendations on addressing violations