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A Continued Pattern of Abuse

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.
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Report finds racial discrepancies in upkeep of foreclosed properties

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein (3 years ago)

Banks and lenders have maintained and marketed foreclosed properties far better in white neighborhoods than in minority neighborhoods, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Fair Housing Alliance. Investigators for... Read Post

Bank Allegedly Neglects Foreclosed Houses In Black And Latino Neighborhoods

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (10 months ago)

Housing discrimination advocates filed a complaint against a fourth major bank for failing to maintain foreclosed homes in non-white neighborhoods. The post Bank Allegedly Neglects Foreclosed Houses In Black And Latino Neighborhoods... Read Post

Racial Discrimination by Banks Only Worsens the Foreclosure Crisis

US Politics / Liberal : AlterNet Blogs: Speakeasy (3 years ago)

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


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