Tag: Black

Brooklyn, New York, Homeowners

Black Homeowners in Gentrifying Brooklyn Neighborhoods at Risk of Fraud, New York Times Reports

Fraudsters in New York are taking advantage of the booming Brooklyn real-estate market, tricking homeowners into signing deeds that transfer the property to new owners — for a fraction of what the house is worth. The victims? Black homeowners living in rapidly-gentrifying neighborhoods. The New York Times published a story…