The treasurer and attorney general said they would probe possible discrimination in mortgage lending. The Philadelphia City Council plans hearings.
A 1977 law, designed to correct redlining, didn’t anticipate a day when historically black neighborhoods would be sought by young white homebuyers.
Reveal’s analysis of mortgage data found evidence of modern-day redlining in 61 metro areas across the country.
Defendants who can’t make bail are more likely to be convicted and less likely to receive favorable plea deals.