Nationwide, 15.9% of Black Americans who apply for mortgages are rejected, compared with just 7% of white Americans. The gap is even wider in Milwaukee, San Francisco, Detroit and Chicago.
As a data journalist, Lily is passionate about helping readers understand complex facets of the housing market. She is particularly interested in the issues of climate change, race and gender inequality and housing affordability. Prior to working at Redfin, Lily spent four years as a reporter at Bloomberg News in New York City.Email Lily