Feds Target Bias in Home Appraisals

The real estate appraisal industry could be in for some significant changes as the Biden administration looks to make good on a campaign pledge to root out racial discrimination in the housing industry.

Small Business Loans in Minority Neighborhoods Increase

The number of small business loan originations and total volume in minority areas in Massachusetts in 2016 was the highest it’s been in nearly a decade. But both of those categories still only make up less than 10 percent of all Community Reinvestment Act loans issued in the commonwealth in 2016.