Zillow: Renters of color pay higher security deposits, more application fees

By BCN Executive Editor Wesley Brown — After recent depressing news that Black homeowners get raw deals on mortgage financing and property appraisals, a new Zillow report now reveals that…

BancorpSouth successor to invest over $20 billion in “underserved communities” across operations in Arkansas, eight southern states

Community reinvestment plans comes a decade after BancorpSouth’s DOJ settlement over “redlining” and discrimination allegations in Arkansas and Memphis area BCN Staff – March 5, 2022 – Cadence Bank, the…

Black mortgage applicants are denied 84% more often than whites; Arkansas near top of list of deniers

BCN Staff – Jan. 13, 2022 — A new Zillow report highlights something that most potential Black homeowners and renters in Arkansas and rest of America already know – that…

Biden administration keeps campaign promise to restore Obama-era fair housing rules

BCN Staff – June 27, 2021 — In keeping a promise to restore an Obama-era fair housing rule implemented by former U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, the…