racial steering


Also found in: Wikipedia.

racial steering

See steering.

References in periodicals archive ?
Cities all across the nation still suffer from historical practices of redlining, racial steering and race restrictive covenants.
The resulting investigation exposed widespread discriminatory real estate practices in the Connecticut capital, practices that frequently subjected black clients to racial steering and "tactics that effectively barred them from even seeing the inside of a house" (p.
He argued that, "until this case, there had been no precedent establishing that Jewish students have rights against racial steering in higher education.
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.
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.
Also, there may be racial steering of potential black homeowners away from these areas.
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).
In 1989, Urban Institute researchers found that racial steering and other forms of disparate treatment continued to block opportunities for approximately half of all black and Hispanic home seekers nationwide, whether they were potential home buyers or renters.
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.