Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
First Federal Bank of Kansas City
Penalty: 
$2,800,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
February 29, 2016
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
discriminatory practices (non-employment)
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced an agreement with First Federal Bank of Kansas City to resolve allegations of redlining against African American mortgage applicants. Two fair housing organizations claimed the lender's designated service area effectively excluded African American neighborhoods, limiting residential mortgage lending to persons based upon their race.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Housing and Urban Development Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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