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Black mortgage applicants’ rejection disparity surges

Black applicants are being denied mortgages at a significantly higher rate than white ones — and the gap has...

Black mortgage applicants’ rejection disparity surges
Landlords were less likely to respond to renters they thought were African American or Latino. (iStock)

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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