Housing

New York Times: How Segregation Destroys Black Wealth

Americans commonly — and mistakenly — believe that well-to-do black people no longer face the kind of discrimination that prevents them from living anywhere they can afford.

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American Banker: Branch Closings Could Increase Exposure to Discrimination Claims

Banks are closing branches and relying more heavily on technology to serve customers. Concerns that online and mobile banking don't reach all customers could leave banks open to allegations of discrimination.

The concern among some industry observers is that low- to moderate-income groups, particularly minorities, potentially lack an appropriate level of access to online and mobile banking products. Whether technology is a sufficient substitute for a brick-and-mortar offices is a complicated issue that evokes passionate responses.
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Your Child is a College Graduate, but Do They Have Money Smarts?

Anna Cuevas is the National Urban League's new Consumer Advocate, as part of our 2015 Financial Empowerment series. Learn more about Anna here. Read more »

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When It Comes to Credit, Money and Homeownership, Start Young to Lay a Proper Foundation

Anna Cuevas is the National Urban League's new Consumer Advocate, as part of our 2015 Financial Empowerment series. Learn more about Anna here.
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The Housing Recovery Has Skipped Poor and Minority Neighborhoods

After the Supreme Court's fair-housing ruling, will the government finally do something about it?
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Too Much Debt? Debt Consolidation Might Help

Anna Cuevas is the National Urban League's new Consumer Advocate, as part of our 2015 Financial Empowerment series. Learn more about Anna here. Read more »

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A Father’s Timeless Financial Lessons

Anna Cuevas is the National Urban League's new Consumer Advocate, as part of our 2015 Financial Empowerment series. Learn more about Anna here. Read more »

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HARP Refinancing: Find out if You Are Eligible

Anna Cuevas is the National Urban League's new Consumer Advocate, as part of our 2015 Financial Empowerment series. Learn more about Anna here. Read more »

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Section 8 Voucher Waiting List Scams

Protect Yourself and Spread the Word about Section 8 Voucher Waiting List Scams

If you’re looking for Section 8 housing assistance, here’s something you need to know: scammers have made websites that look like registration sites for Section 8 waiting list lotteries. If you pay a fee or give your personal information, the scammers will take it. And you still won’t be on a real Section 8 waiting list. In fact, there is no fee to register for a Section 8 waiting list.
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Phishing: Criminals are Fishing for Your Information

Anna Cuevas is the National Urban League's new Consumer Advocate, as part of our 2015 Financial Empowerment series. Learn more about Anna here. Read more »

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