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Appraisal gap worsened
National

Appraisal gap worsened as racial disparity persists

Home appraisals shot up across the country in recent years, especially during the pandemic. But the racial gap in...

Appraisal gap worsened as racial disparity persists
Attorney General Letitia James and Compass' Robert Reffkin (Getty, Compass)

AG slaps Compass on wrist for voucher discrimination

Compass, deep in an existential crisis, got a visit Tuesday from the ghost of blunders past. The brokerage reached...

AG slaps Compass on wrist for voucher discrimination
 Lakeland Bank president Thomas Shara (Lakeland Bank, Illustration by The Real Deal with Getty)
Tri-State

In redlining case, New Jersey lender to pay $12M

The Justice Department has settled another case involving alleged redlining by real estate lenders, this time in New Jersey....

In redlining case, New Jersey lender to pay $12M
A photo illustration of Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan (Getty Images)
National

Bank of America piloting no-down payment mortgages

Bank of America is attempting to close the disparity between Black and white home ownership with a pilot program...

Bank of America piloting no-down payment mortgages
Johns Hopkins' Nathan Connolly
National Weekend Edition

“Gut punch:” Black redlining expert faces appraisal bias

An Black expert in redlining was himself the subject of racial discrimination in the housing market, according to a...

“Gut punch:” Black redlining expert faces appraisal bias
44th U.S. President Barack Obama (Getty Images, iStock/Photo Illustration by Steven Dilakian for The Real Deal)
National

Barack Obama blasts liberal NIMBYs

Unlike many issues, NIMBYism doesn’t adhere to party lines. But it’s rare for leaders to call out not-in-my-backyarders on their own side of the political spectrum. Barack Obama just did, blasting progressives’ role in...

Barack Obama blasts liberal NIMBYs

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