Almost a third of Americans have a criminal record. In many cases, the reason for the record is a minor infraction that occurred decades ago. Minorities are disproportionately represented among those with a record. To help providers develop housing policies that address criminal histories without having a disparate impact on minorities, HUD has issued guidelines. These guidelines are a top story in The Voice for Real Estate for the week of April 18.
Also covered: NAR's effort to improve the availability of rural home loans and unique issues when real estate professionals are selling a house with a reverse mortgage.
- Criminal Records and the Fair Housing Act - 0:24
- Improving Rural Home Loans - 2:18
- Selling House with Reverse Mortgage - 3:52
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