Black-owned fintech startup Esusu hits $1B unicorn valuation
Esusu partners with landlords to report tenants' on-time payments to credit bureaus. The company secured $130M in Series B Funding on Thursday, boosting them to unicorn status
by Marian McPherson Jan 31
How pocket listings cast aside minority homebuyers
5 housing experts explain how pocket listings impact the struggle for equity and inclusion in US housing stock, creating de facto segregation
by Marian McPherson Nov 2
Citi pledges to serve more minority homebuyers
The lender is expanding access to HomeRun and Lender Paid Assistance mortgage programs, two loan products that can be important tools for minority borrowers in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods
by Matt Carter Apr 27
There’s a solution for high home prices — but most don’t want it
A new Redfin study reveals that 53% of buyers and sellers oppose high-density housing in their own neighborhoods, despite the fact it would significantly improve affordability
by Marian McPherson Aug 9
Minority middle-class families are being priced out of homeownership: Redfin study
Research indicates that affordability dropped 11 percentage points in 4 years in major metros for black and Hispanic families
by Amber Taufen Jun 1
Zillow: Millennials and communities of color facing challenges
Research featuring Zestimates and TransUnion data indicates disproportionate hardship for some demographics
by Marian McPherson Jan 12
Minorities less likely to apply for mortgage, more likely to get turned down
Zillow, HUD will host town hall meeting, 'Building Equality in Housing'
by Inman Jan 15
Multigenerational households, an often overlooked real estate niche, offer agents prime opportunity in 2014
Understanding cultural expectations helps agents better market to buyers
by Bernice Ross Dec 9
Commentary: Answers on the horizon?
by Ken Harney Jan 4