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The Bay Area's epic housing crisis will likely continue to squeeze homeowners across the income spectrum out of the market.
In 2016, the Federal Housing Administration insured approximately 9,507 mortgages for ineligible borrowers.
A lawsuit filed against Facebook by fair housing organizations provides one example of how discrimination can take new forms.
New research on existing low-cost single-family homes shows a lack of mortgage financing available to purchase them.
HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s proposal to raise rents comes during the worst rental housing crisis in generations.
The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act makes it possible to track important trends in mortgage lending.
Those most at risk for eviction include low-income women, especially women of color, as well as families with children.
6.3 million borrowers who could have obtained loans under reasonable lending standards were not served from 2009 to 2015.
America's eviction crisis has long been rooted in anecdotal, city-specific information because of a lack of national data.
Traditional credit scoring does not account for borrowers who pay their rent on time month after month.

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