Why So Few Black Homeowners?

Dietsch, Robert W.
July 1972
New Republic;7/8/72, Vol. 167 Issue 2, p12
Focuses on the problem of racial discrimination in home financing in the U.S. Proposed regulations of the Home Loan Bank Board regarding approval of "site economics" as one factor to be considered in home loan applications; Complaint of savings associations against the proposed regulations of the Board on the ground of extra record-keeping costs; Proposals of William L. Taylor, former staff director of the Civil Rights Commission, to pressurize the agencies to adopt adequate anti-discrimination rules.


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