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Resource ID: #19384
Subject: Discrimination
Source: Washingtonian
Affiliation: 
Date: Jul-95

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Attorneys Richard Ritter and Paul Hancock investigated allegations that race, not income, appeared to be the 'decisive factor' in whether mortgage applicants got loans. Their chief target was the biggest and most powerful lender in the Washington area, Chevy Chase Federal Savings Bank. Before a year had passed, the two would turn the banking and thrift industries upside down.

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