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Race, Poverty, and Lending

By James Head & Kelly Mogle

Studies have shown that minorities are denied mortgage and small business loans more often than similarly situated whites. This article looks at several mortgage lending practices and how they affect minority communities. It also discusses the Community Reinvestment Act and offers solutions to remedy the impact of these discriminatory lending practices.

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