LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance touts 'Stop Hate in Real Estate' initiative
The LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance is partnering with the California Association of Realtors, AREAA and NAHREP to combat real estate discrimination against homebuyers from diverse communities
by Marian McPherson Sep 27
NAR seeks to suppress DOJ probe from jury as commission trial nears
The National Association of Realtors filed 4 requests in the US District Court in Western Missouri on Thursday involving commission rule changes, government investigations and discrimination
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 25
Do you recognize housing discrimination when you see it?
Safe, affordable housing should be accessible for everyone. As Realtors, our responsibility is to our clients, no matter who they are
by Nora Crosthwaite Aug 15
Is this really who we 'R'? 
In the face of new harassment allegations at the highest levels of leadership, where is the outrage? Is this who we are as Realtors?
by Valerie Garcia Jul 7
Brown Harris Stevens ordered to pay agent $787K for discrimination
Retaliation for filing a discrimination complaint violates federal law, even if the agent is an independent contractor, judge says. BHS has vowed to appeal
by Andrea V. Brambila Jun 15
Keller Williams, eXp Realty, others sued over alleged discrimination
The new lawsuit claims that a host of big-name real estate companies, as well as various landlords, refused to accept Section 8 vouchers for lower-income renters
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 1
Florida agents fear unintended consequences of real estate ban
Senate Bill 264 goes into effect in July. It might not have a big impact on the buying power of foreign citizens, but the ripple effects of the law's suggestively biased tone may set a precedent
by Lillian Dickerson May 26
UWM says it's hiring as Bloomberg details alleged 'locker room culture'
The nation's biggest mortgage lender is planning to hire 500 people and is holding a job fair Saturday just days after Bloomberg expose of alleged drug use, discrimination and harassment
by Matt Carter Apr 13
Fannie and Freddie keep building capital reserves as profits shrink
By one measure, the mortgage giants have built up two-thirds of the reserves needed for them to be released from government conservatorship
by Matt Carter Feb 27
Court tosses redlining suit sparked by mortgage broker's radio show
Regulators alleged statements made by hosts of Townstone Financial's call-in show discouraged 'prospective' African-American applicants from seeking mortgage loans
by Matt Carter Feb 8
Compass agrees to waive broker fees for NYC Section 8 renters
Compass must waive broker fees for the first 25 Section 8 renters who lease a property through the brokerage, said New York's Attorney General of new terms to a discrimination settlement
by Marian McPherson Nov 2
California Association of Realtors apologizes for racist past policies
'The Association was wrong.' The trade group says it's taking 'bold action' to address the legacy of discrimination that continues to impact access to housing today
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 20
Plaintiffs end suit accusing companies of defrauding agents
Former sales reps drop claims that Move, its parent company News Corp. and the National Association of Realtors discriminated against them and used them to lie to agents
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 17
Berkshire Hathaway-owned lender settles redlining case with DOJ
This case is the first-ever redlining settlement against a mortgage company and the second-largest such settlement in DOJ history
by Taylor Anderson Jul 27
After discrimination reveal, LIBOR to tackle fair housing on Long Island
The Realtor organization's new campaign comes after a sweeping investigation in which journalists found endemic discrimination among Long Island's real estate community
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 25