racial steering


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racial steering

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Even worse, the phrase "good schools" strikes many as a form of racial steering, according to Neil Garfinkel, a real estate attorney affiliated with REBNY.
The Toussies are also defendants in a lawsuit filed in New York federal court on behalf of more than 400 minority homebuyers who allege a conspiracy involving racial steering, racketeering and fraud.
From cross burnings to racial steering, from assaults on the rights of women to outright discrimination, this conference has demonstrated Michigan has much work to do," said Heaster Wheeler, executive director of the Detroit Branch of the NAACP and a One United Michigan steering committee member.
Britain, with its redlining, racial steering, and increasingly racialized public housing system should serve as a good case in point.
But racial steering, a form of housing discrimination in which minority homebuyers are shown houses in neighborhoods less desirable than those shown to comparable whites, can prevent even middle class African Americans from purchasing property.
In a case with allegations of racial steering, a federal district judge rejected evidence from testers, as well as testimony from expert witnesses, on the basis that testing protocols were flawed and lacked reliability.
218) To further profit from segregation, realtors used methods such as blockbusting (selling to a black person then frightening whites with tales of a black invasion),(219) and racial steering (steering blacks to black neighborhoods and whites to white neighborhoods).
Most recently, in 1973, we four Post reporters, two males and two females, were assigned to pose as prospective home buyers to look for racial steering practices at 14 real-estate companies in the St.
It has developed a national education campaign to address racial steering in real estate markets, producing advertisements in both English and Spanish.
According to Mayor Martin Chavez, "Our city has one of the highest rates of racial steering to expensive loans in the nation.
Two African-American account executives have filed charges alleging rampant hostile work environments and racial steering in their offices of MCI Worldcom.
The case was filed on December 7, 1998 alleging discrimination and racial steering in violation of the Federal Fair Housing Act.