01 Mar '12, 12am

Bank of America Charged With Disability Discrimination | Care2 Causes

Bank of America Charged With Disability Discrimination | Care2 Causes

On Monday the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) said it was charging Bank of America Corp. with discriminating against homebuyers with disabilities. According to HUD, the banking giant “imposed unnecessary and burdensome requirements on borrowers who relied on disability income to qualify for their home loans and required some disabled borrowers to provide physician statements to qualify for home mortgage loans.” Bank of America allegedly did this by asking borrowers to provide proof of their disabilities and the continuation of Social Security income before approving loans, after first denying them. If the allegations are true then Bank of America violated the Fair Housing Act. The law makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status or handicap. This includes imposing different application or qu...

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