Natalie Campisi, Bankrate
October 14, 2019
Despite the passage of the Fair Housing Act more than five decades ago and a “gradual uptick in LGBTQ homebuyers [that] can be traced to Marriage Equality…housing discrimination for this community still exists. Lenders are less likely to approve same-sex couples, according to a recent study from Iowa State University’s College of Business. In fact, the same-sex couples that were approved paid more in interest and fees.”
The article includes advice and guidance for LGBTQ buyers in terms of recognizing and protecting against discriminatory practices in mortgage lending.