Sneaky Agents

The Right Thing to Do
Posted on Created: Tuesday, 23 March 2010 10:56
It is not often that we can see cross- categorical issues in realty. Usually, realty is one-dimensional; it is about the market, buying and selling, and nothing else. However, a new story that just came out has people talking- about discrimination. According to one source, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will investigate discrimination in the home buying process on the basis of sexual orientation. Apparently, there is enough of an indication that gay buyers are being discriminated against in the real estate market that the government has decided to go out into the field and investigate. Racial discrimination in real estate is nothing new; the government already takes measures to ensure that it is not going on. These measures include sending two government workers of different races out into the field and comparing the ways that they are treated. A similar approach is going to be used to uncover gay discrimination. This action is commendable. Is it a p ...