redlining

Definition

Illegal practice of discriminating based on geographic location when providing loans or insurance coverage.

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They were redlining us and I knew it was illegal thanks to the course I took online and I told them I would sue them.

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The accused redlining practice was being experienced for residents in the new orleans louisiana area, this was a serious concern.

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When my wife and I tried to buy a house in the up-and-coming neighborhood in our hometown, we learned that the bank still would not give us a loan for that area because the bank was committing redlining against that area.

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