Fair Housing Commission Executive Director Dion Irish and Deputy Director Janine Anzalota. The commission is releasing the results of its first-ever testing for housing discrimination, which found possible bias in 40 percent of its cases.
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Boston may be a majority minority city, but when it comes to finding housing, the playing field is tilted toward white professionals, according to a housing discrimination testing program conducted by the city’s Fair Housing Commission. The test of over 20 housing listings found strong evidence of discrimination in 40 percent of cases examined.