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D.C. has highest increase of African-American homeowners in U.S.

Rockville, Maryland landed in sixth place

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Homeownership rates have reached historic lows across the country with minorities experiencing the largest drops in homeownership. Despite this, there are still Metro areas in the country that have seen increases in homeownership by African Americans and Latinos.

In a top 10 list of the top Metro areas where African-American homeownership increased the most from 1990 to 2015, Trulia reported that Washington, D.C. was number one with a 9.6 percent change. Rockville, Maryland, also ranked in sixth place with an 8 percent change.

For areas where Latino homeownership increased the most from 1990 to 2015, the District ranked in sixth place with a 10 percent change. Chicago was in first place for this category with a 13 percent change.

Below, take a look at which cities topped the list in both categories.

Image via Trulia

Report: D.C. Has Largest Increase Of Black Homeowners In The Country [DCist]