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Discrimination in mortgage loans -- United States

View Resource HUD Report: What We Know About Mortgage Lending Discrimination in America

A new study conducted by the Urban Institute for the Department of Housing and Urban Development reports that there continues to be discrimination against mortgage candidates on the basis of race and ethnic background. The study examines all aspects of the lending process from the way pre-application inquiries were handled to the higher interest rates quoted minority candidates to denial rates...
View Resource Study of Multifamily Underwriting and the GSEs' Role in the Multifamily Market

A disclosure study of its effectiveness in the multifamily housing market, the Department of Housing and Urban Development's report "Study of Multifamily Underwriting and the GSE's Role in the Multifamily Market" is intended to establish whether Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are meeting their federally-mandated obligations to extend housing opportunities to low income families. Thus, the study, 184...