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María Lara sits in her bedroom in the Bedford and Victoria Station apartment complex in Langley Park, Md., a densely populated, low-income suburb of Washington, D.C. Ian Morton/NPR hide caption

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Overlapping maps of the five boroughs of New York were combined in "Mapping Inequality," to show redlining across the entire city. Mapping Inequality/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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A resident of Lathrop Homes leaves one of the few occupied buildings in the development. The city wants to redevelop the public housing as mixed use, and offered vouchers to encourage residents to relocate. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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A Chicago Community Puts Mixed-Income Housing To The Test

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Lower-income residents may find affordable housing hard to come by in Manhattan. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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New York Skyscraper's Separate 'Poor Door' Called A Disgrace

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