Justice Department Intervenes in Suit Alleging Racial Bias in Mortgage Lending

The Guardian, Mar. 13, 2023–Edwin D. Rios
In response to a pending motion to dismiss the lawsuit by the mortgage lender, loanDepot, justice department civil rights attorneys filed a “statement of interest” in a federal district court in Maryland arguing that the case raised significant questions about appraisal racial bias, noting that President Joe Biden had identified the issue “as a priority for the federal government”.