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Landlords are discriminating against porn stars. Is it legal?

Adult film stars say they often get screwed when it comes to finding housing. Adult-film actress Aurora Snow claims...

New York City is still segregated 50 years after Fair Housing Act

Fifty years after the passage of the Fair Housing Act, the city’s housing stock remains segregated. And according to...

Parkoff Organization is discriminating against black renters: suit

The Parkoff Organization has been discriminating against black renters at one of its buildings in Midwood, a new lawsuit...

Supreme Court ruling paves way for cities to sue over predatory lending

Cities, not just individuals, may now be able to sue banks over discriminatory lending practices, following a U.S. Supreme...

Silverstein Properties settles with US Attorney over disabled access at two projects

Silverstein Properties settled a lawsuit brought by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara alleging two of the developer’s rental projects are...

Jumbo loans have led to fewer black and Hispanic borrowers

From the Los Angeles website: For bankers these days, mitigating risk is everything. That’s why jumbo mortgages, the heftier-than-average...

Don’t expect RE agents to answer loaded questions

They are the radioactive questions in home real estate, yet many buyers seem to have no idea about their...

Can you believe it? Couple with bun in the oven rejected for Park Slope apartment

Park Slope has become so synonymous with baby strollers that actor Patrick Stewart half-jokingly tried to start a ban...

VIDEO: Cuomo will use undercover agents to tackle landlords, sellers involved in housing discrimination

On Sunday, Gov. Cuomo announced the launch of a statewide initiative to crack down on discrimination in the housing market.

Glenwood will retrofit luxury towers, pay nearly $1M to settle federal accessibility lawsuit

Leonard Litwin’s Glenwood Management will pay nearly $1 million and retrofit a handful of Manhattan apartment buildings after settling a Fair Housing Act lawsuit...

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