redlining

Politics
The 2020 presidential candidate's 2008 remarks stand in contrast with the decades-long positions some of his rivals have held.
Politics
OneWest allegedly avoided lending to communities of color.
Politics
Faulting the U.S. government for trying to end redlining seems to be a cornerstone of Sen. Ron Johnson’s political career.
Business
Part of Dodd-Frank was meant to prevent one form of predatory lending, where a mortgage broker may lure an unsuspecting borrower
Politics
Penn State graduate students live two paradoxes: We are tax-paying citizens, yet the State College Borough Planning Commission does not consider us members of the community. We are educators and researchers but are not recognized as employees of Penn State.
Business
A new report is startling, but also kind of not.
Business
The settlement includes an $825,000 fund to boost homeownership in the neglected areas.
Latino Voices
An alphabet soup of players and policies could have a big impact on where you live, how much you pay for housing, and whether or not you are denied a chance to move into a neighborhood that's good for your kids.
Politics
While some households and neighborhoods have recovered from the recession, most black and Latino households and neighborhoods are still waiting to recover.
Business
Redlining has helped to make Buffalo one of the most segregated cities in the United States, Schneiderman’s office said. “Redlining
Politics
Here's the problem: As a nation, we're mostly afraid of what he has to say. We are afraid because what he has to say requires
Black Voices
As my partner and I are both attorneys who work on and in support of public education, private school was not an option for us, so we decided to look for homes further out but with highly rated public schools. At the risk of sounding naïve, I was wholly unprepared for the reality that came with prioritizing high-quality public schools in my home search.
Detroit
It's long been one of the country's designated loser cities, beginning in the 1960s, when change hit it hard. The phrase at the time was "urban blight," a social cancer with unexamined causes that, in the ensuing years, has gotten progressively worse.
Money
People of color disproportionately received federally insured loans -- backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) or Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) -- to finance the purchase of their homes and to refinance existing mortgages.
Business
A new report from seven housing and policy agencies suggests evidence of a two-tiered mortgage market in which borrowers and communities of color are increasingly cut off from prime conventional financing.