Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Brooklyn's Racist Fucking Real Estate

Posted By on Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 1:17 PM

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Corcoran Brooklyn Heights
The most famous example is New York's largest realtor, the Corcoran Group, presently the subject of a lawsuit, whose Brooklyn Heights office in 2006 was accused by housing advocates of discrimination. The juiciest example: "an agent 'produced a map of Brooklyn and drew a red outline of the areas in which the white home seeker should consider living,'" the Times reported. Just a few years before, the Brooklyn Heights Corcoran office had depicted itself as the victim of racism. Ha! [photo]

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