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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.
A postcrisis burst of innovation is bringing exciting changes to a variety of traditional financial services.
Well-intentioned efforts to improve credit availability can run into roadblocks, and need transparency to succeed.
The downside of Denver's economic success is the challenging housing market for low-income families.
We’ve made progress since 1968, but we haven't vanquished housing discrimination or reversed its pernicious effects.
A new index of housing affordability focuses only on renters’ ability to become homeowners.
Among proven barriers to buying a home, limited English proficiency is now a clearer piece of the puzzle.
In 2015, the US had the fifth lowest homeownership rate out of 18 other developed countries.

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