The EPIX-Original docu-series America Divided features stories about inequality in education, housing, healthcare, labor, criminal justice and the political system – all woven into an eight-story, five-part series. The full series is now available on multiple platforms, such as EPIX, Hulu, and Amazon. To learn more, visit https://americadividedseries.com/.
A House Divided
One of the eight stories in this groundbreaking series focuses on the divide in housing. In A House Divided, legendary TV producer Norman Lear explores housing inequalities in New York City. The creator of “All in the Family,” “Good Times,” and “The Jeffersons” speaks with realtors, homeless people, housing activists, landlords and city officials in New York City to explore the city’s affordability crisis, hedge fund speculation on residential housing, and, with the help of the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), goes undercover to investigate housing discrimination and residential segregation.
Continue the Conversation
Since the series aired, thousands have watched Norman Lear explore housing inequalities and uncover housing discrimination in New York. A House Divided is an incredible tool to educate people on the nature and pervasiveness of housing discrimination in the New York City region and spark a conversation about how to counter it. If you are interested continuing this conversation, host a screening of A House Divided in your community or organization.
We can provide you with educational resources, tools, and our expertise on how to systematically address housing discrimination in the New York City region. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in organizing a screening.
“This is our America, and it isn’t what we promised,”
Norman Lear, America Divided