TITLE

Black homeownership rate still trails behind whites, report finds

PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Jet;03/16/98, Vol. 93 Issue 16, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a report indicating that discriminatory practices by United States mortgage lenders are preventing many blacks from being able to buy homes. Details of the report issued by the United States Conference of Mayors.
ACCESSION #
359817

 

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