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VP Harris Releases Plan to Stop Bias in Home Appraisals

The 21-step plan seeks to improve oversight and accountability in the home appraisal business. It includes a legislative proposal to modernize the governance structure...

Joint Economic Committee and Congressional Black Caucus Release New Analysis Highlighting Economic Progress and...

State and national data spanning the last 50 years highlight significant areas of economic progress among Black Americans. However, the data also make clear...

DOJ Intervenes in Black Couple’s Home Appraisal Lawsuit

In 2020, Tenisha Tate-Austin and Paul Austin, a Black couple in San Francisco, sought to refinance their home mortgage. Janette Miller, a licensed appraiser,...

Critical race theory: What it is and what it isn’

By David Miguel Gray, University of Memphis U.S. Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana sent a letter to fellow Republicans on June 24, 2021, stating: “As...

Local Black Homebuyers Program Seeks Equity Across All Fronts

In August 2021, the San Diego Foundation, LISC San Diego, and the Urban League of San Diego County announced a partnership to form the...