The High Cost of Segregation: The Relationship Between Racial Segregation and Subprime Lending
Publication Date: November 2009
Publisher(s): Furman Center for Real Estate
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Community and Economic Development
Type: Policy Brief
This study examines whether the likelihood that borrowers of different races received a subprime loan varied depending on the level of racial segregation where they live. It looks both at the role of racial segregation in metropolitan areas across the country and at the role that neighborhood demographics within communities in New York City played.