Where Real Estate Gets Its Dirt

Undercover investigation finds agents/brokers complicit in housing discrimination

Long Island Divided

“More than 50 years after President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the federal Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination in housing, this remains a core question for one of America’s oldest, most populous and most segregated suburbs.
The answer should be equal treatment for all by real estate agents and equal access for all communities.
In the decades after World War II, Long Island experienced explosive growth as its communities swelled with returning veterans investing in homes and establishing roots. But opportunities were not the same for everyone in what was also an era of racially exclusive covenants and blockbusting tactics that separated communities along color lines.”

Editor: Newsday

Just devastating. A must-read for everyone in organized real estate. You can only imagine what’s happening in “exclusive buyer networks.”

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