To Limit Racial Bias, Home Appraisers are Pushing Changes

NPR, March 13, 2023–Jennifer Ludden
Years of homeowner horror stories and a growing body of research has cast a harsh light on how frequently racial bias can skew home appraisals. It’s an industry that’s dominated by white men whose methods for valuing homes haven’t changed much in decades. Now there’s an intensified a push to diversify and to revamp the appraisal process in ways supporters say could limit this discrimination.