The persistent gap between the percentage of homeowners who are White and those who are Black continues even though homeownership rates in general climbed to 65.5 percent in 2020, a 1.3-point rise from a year earlier, according to the National Association of Realtors. While Black homeownership rates increased to 43.3 percent, they still lag behind those of White Americans (72.1 percent), Asian Americans (61.7 percent) and Hispanic Americans (51.1 percent). Read more