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New York — The coronavirus, racial tension and climate disasters have combined to worsen already deep housing inequalities, with far more black and Hispanic Americans falling behind in rents and mortgages than their white counterparts, a key report noted on Thursday.

The Covid-19 pandemic put people out of work, racial unrest exposed inequity, and extreme weather linked to global warming is worsening, said the study by Harvard University’s joint centre for housing studies (JCHS)...

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