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1. The need for more sunlight on the mortgage lending marketplace

(Web Page; Mon Aug 27 08:40:00 CDT 2012)

Why do borrowers and communities of color get FHA and other government-backed mortgage loans disproportionately more often than white borrowers and communities? This is the question I’ve been hearing and grappling with since the ...

Description: Researcher, Barb vanKerkhove talks about why she thinks it’s important to understand bank’s mortgage lending and how it’s impacting communities.

2. US Supreme Court Upholds Disparate Impact Standard under the Fair Housing Act

(Web Page; Wed Jul 01 09:33:00 CDT 2015)

One of the more notable, though less noted decisions coming out of the U.S. Supreme Court in the past week was its ruling on June 25, 2015, to uphold the long-standing tenet that the Fair Housing Act prohibits policies that have a disc...

Description: This decision is a tremendous victory not only for communities in Dallas, but for all of us. Equal opportunity and freedom from discrimination benefits everyone.