Insurance Redlining: Disinvestment, Reinvestment, and the Evolving Role of Financial Institutions

Insurance Redlining: Disinvestment, Reinvestment, and the Evolving Role of Financial Institutions

by Gregory D. Squires
     
 

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Redlining refers to discrimination in the homeowners' insurance market based on racial or ethnic characteristics of neighborhoods or individuals that are unrelated to risk. This book brings new evidence to bear on the issues that have framed almost 30 years of debate over insurance redlining, providing a framework for the development of public policy, private

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Redlining refers to discrimination in the homeowners' insurance market based on racial or ethnic characteristics of neighborhoods or individuals that are unrelated to risk. This book brings new evidence to bear on the issues that have framed almost 30 years of debate over insurance redlining, providing a framework for the development of public policy, private industry practice, and partnerships with community-based organizations that can help make insurance available. Contributors include academics, community organizers, private attorneys, and staffs of government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Contributors include: Tom Baker and Karen McElrath; Stephen Dane; Robert Klein; George Knight; William Lynch; Richard Ritter; Jay Schultz; D.J. Powers; and Shanna Smith and Cathy Cloud.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877666660
Publisher:
Urban Institute
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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