Gene Slater has served as senior advisor on housing for federal, state, and local agencies for over forty years. Slater co-founded and chairs CSG Advisors, which has been one of the nation’s leading advisors on affordable housing for decades. His projects have received numerous national awards, and in the aftermath of the financial crisis in 2009 he helped design the program by which the United States Treasury financed homes for 110,000 first-time buyers. He holds degrees from Columbia, MIT, and Stanford. Born and raised in Brooklyn, he now lives in the Bay Area.
Freedom to Exclude
Eric Foner reviews “Freedom to Discriminate,” Gene Slater’s new history of housing segregation....