The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Kept Out (470+ public radio stations nationwide, and on the Reveal podcast. PBS NewsHour.)




Kept Out
 2018 | Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, PRX, PBS NewsHour, and the Associated Press

Although some might assume redlining—the practice of discouraging non-white people from living in certain neighborhoods by manipulating rentals and homebuying—a thing of the past, this report found people of color are still far more likely than whites to see mortgage applications denied in 61 metro areas across the country. The review of 31 million records also unearthed redlining in ethnically and racially diverse areas. The series prompted investigations in several states, inspired the establishment of a $100 million affordable housing fund in Philadelphia, and forced banks to open branches in underserved areas.



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