By Liz Ryan Murray, National People’s Action,This post is part of an ongoing series based on the National Fair Housing Alliance report, “The Banks Are Back, Our Neighborhoods Are Not,” that examines ongoing discrimination in the marketing and maintenance of bank-owned foreclosed properties.
This series is also posted on Shelterforce.org’s blog Rooflines.
What a difference a generation makes.
Wells Fargo will pay $42 million to resolve housing activists’ allegations that the bank systematically neglected the maintenance of foreclosed properties it owns in minority neighborhoods. The bank does not admit wrongdoing in the ... Read Post
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) has leveraged faulty data and close ties to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to squeeze cash from banks for allegedly discriminatory practices involving the maintenance ... Read Post
By Alan Jenkins, Executive Director and Co-Founder, The Opportunity Agenda, This is the first entry in a series based on the National Fair Housing Alliance report, “The Banks Are Back, Our Neighborhoods Are Not,” that examines ongoi... Read Post