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Landlords were less likely to respond to renters they thought were African American or Latino. (iStock)
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Landlords more likely to ignore applicants of color

New research outlines how landlords are more likely to ignore renters they perceive as African American and Latino, perpetuating...

Landlords more likely to ignore applicants of color
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“He is a monster”: Virginia landlord faces $8M lawsuit

Tenants in southeastern Virginia alleged a landlord left properties in dilapidated states and repeatedly inflicted racist and sexist harassment...

“He is a monster”: Virginia landlord faces $8M lawsuit
Black homeownership’s Catch-22
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Black homeownership’s Catch-22

Randal Wyatt was renting a mouse-infested apartment in a Portland, Oregon, neighborhood known for its high crime rate. When he wasn’t working as a student advocate or raising his twin sons, he attended a...

Black homeownership’s Catch-22
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Flood costs are highest in formerly redlined areas

Flooding costs U.S. homeowners billions of dollars every year, and new data shows that those costs are highest in...

Flood costs are highest in formerly redlined areas
In 2018, a Brookings Institution study found homes in majority-Black neighborhoods were undervalued by $48,000 on average. (iStock)
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Appraisal Institute taking steps to root out racial bias

Appraisers are at the center of nearly every home sale, scrutinizing the size, condition and quality of the property....

Appraisal Institute taking steps to root out racial bias
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