Members of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee ask Jerome H. Powell how he plans to address disparities in lending between whites and others.
At the national and state levels, they vow to ensure people of color get equal access to home loans and the public gets access to lending information.
In dozens of cities across the country, lenders are more likely to deny loans to applicants of color than white ones.
A 1977 law, designed to correct redlining, didn’t anticipate a day when historically black neighborhoods would be sought by young white homebuyers.
Reveal analyzed publicly available data released through the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, combing through 31 million records for 2015 and 2016.
Among the 6,600 U.S. lenders, some stood out for particularly extreme practices.
Reveal’s analysis of mortgage data found evidence of modern-day redlining in 61 metro areas across the country.
New report finds that advocacy groups have filed a record number of FOIA lawsuits.
The number of lawsuits filed against the federal government over access to records is at an all-time high, according to a report.
The largest lab that tests DNA for missing people and unidentified dead no longer will accept DNA samples from law enforcement agencies and crime laboratories across the country because of a nearly $1 million cut to its funding.