Discrimination against minorities seeking homes lingers

Nationally, white renters and home buyers still have an advantage over minorities, despite years of action to prevent housing discrimination. In Washington, blacks and whites are generally on a level field when it comes to finding and negotiating rentals, although blacks tend to pay more at move-in, receive fewer incentives and have slightly higher average security deposits.

Source: "Housing Discrimination Against Racial and Ethnic Minorities 2012," Department of Housing and Urban Development | The Washington Post June 11, 2013
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