July 28, 2011

The Changing Face of Neighborhoods

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Neighborhoods change all the time. An industrial area might find new life as a haven for artists, or a blue-collar part of town could become the next hot ZIP code. But if a neighborhood changes because a landlord is discriminating against tenants based on their race, that change is illegal. That’s what the U.S. Department […]

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June 20, 2011

When good credit and income are not enough

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You have the income. You have the credit score. And you are having a baby. When getting a home loan, being pregnant shouldn’t be a factor, right? Well, for some lenders it is. Some mortgage lenders deny credit to borrowers because of a pregnancy or maternity leave. It’s called pregnancy discrimination, and it’s a violation […]

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