Heather Day-Melgar

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  • Redlining and Climate-Related Heat

    The legacy of redlining—the spatial distribution of poverty, housing, green space, industrial plants, and highways—shaped where people in Portland have experienced the effects of climate change. Established in the 1930s, redlining is a discriminatory practice of denying a creditworthy applicant a housing loan in neighborhoods that are deemed risky …

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