February 23, 2012

Housing Discrimination in Focus

Imagine these scenarios: A veteran who can’t access his apartment because he’s in a wheelchair. A couple with a foreign nationality who is denied housing because of how they look. A Black child whose family is told they have to look in another neighborhood where they might be “more comfortable.” Think these situations are a […]

January 25, 2012

Obama proposes task force to probe mortgage misdeeds

During his State of the Union address last night, President Obama spoke about the creation of task force that will dig deeper into questionable lending practices. “President Obama announced Tuesday the creation of a task force aimed at investigating the shoddy mortgage-lending practices that contributed to the financial collapse of 2008 and the housing crisis that […]