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Mortgage Discrimination in Detroit

  • February 9, 2021

Why It’s Hard to Buy a House in Detroit, Especially if You’re Black

When Vincent Orr decided to buy a house, he didn’t get a mortgage. He paid cash, and he’s not alone. WSJ’s Ben Eisen explains why Black Detroiters still have a tough time getting mortgages decades after racist redlining policies officially ended. Link to “The Journal” podcast from The Wall Street Journal.