Fairness In Lending

GUESTS: Shanna Smith Executive Director, National Fair Housing Alliance Andrew Sandler Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Judith Knight Director for Housing and Community Development, American Bankers Association A new govenment report suggests that blacks and other ethnic minorities may be suffering discrimination when borrowing money for home buying. An examination of the lending practices of several financial institutions reveals that blacks are rejected for loans at twice the rate of whites. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a discussion about possible inequities in mortgages, on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.

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