Urban Institute: Mortgage denials for black borrowers worse than thought

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NNPA) – As the housing market recovers a new report by the Urban Institute shows that Black borrowers "have been disproportionately shut out of the market." According to the report titled, ‘Where Have All the Loans Gone? The Impact of Credit Availability on Mortgage Volume,’ the share of Black borrowers was six percent in 2001 but fell to 4.8% in 2012.

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87th Winter Meeting: Opening Plenary Luncheon  · The government historically turned a blind eye, or worse, to segregation. Well into the 1950s, the Federal Housing Administration denied mortgage insurance to blacks wanting to move to white neighborhoods and insured few loans in black neighborhoods, records show.

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Another independent research report by the Economic Policy Institute found that the rate of black homeownership between 1968 and 2018 has remained virtually static-41.1 percent in 1968 compared to 41.2 percent in 2018. In 61 metro areas across the country, blacks were found to be more likely than whites to be denied a conventional mortgage loan.

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