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HUD dings Movement Mortgage for alleged fair housing violations

Movement Mortgage will pay $75,000 to resolve allegations of racial discrimination, in violation of the Fair Housing Act, identified by undercover testers from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition.

The agreement resolves a complaint the NCRC filed in October 2021 with the Department of Housing and Urban Development. NCRC alleged the Fort Mill, South Carolina-based retail lender discriminated against Black and Hispanic people seeking mortgages in the Seattle-Tacoma area.

NCRC testers made inquiries about mortgage financing with a loan officer at Movement Mortgage, Dave Skow, on two occasions, four months apart, during 2021. The court filing alleges Skow attempted to steer a minority details ⇒

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