gender disparities

Recent Research Asks Whether Lenders Discriminate by Gender (Expert Mortgage Assistance)

Unfortunately, the data collected for this research report don’t show any of the basic information about the loan applications. The only conclusion that could be drawn from the report is that in this particular scenario, women were less likely to have loans originated for a mortgage then males who applied around the same time.

Women far less likely to be approved for mortgage in Chicago area (Chicago Tribune)

The study, which controlled for applicants' income and the size of the loan sought, found that female applicants in the six-county Chicago area were 14.5 percent less likely to receive a home purchase loan than men. A woman whose name headed a joint application was 28.3 percent less likely than a man to receive a loan.

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