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Insurance Redlining

Disinvestment, Reinvestment, and the Evolving Role of Financial Institutions

by Gregory D. Squires

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insurance,
  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Real Estate Economics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Insurance - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Discrimination in insurance,
  • Homeowner"s insurance,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8112861M
    ISBN 100877666652
    ISBN 109780877666653

    Get this from a library! Insurance redlining: disinvestment, reinvestment, and the evolving role of financial institutions. [Gregory D Squires;] -- "Addresses discrimination in the homeowners' insurance market based on the race or ethnic characteristics of neighborhoods or of individuals that are unrelated to risk."- .   A 'Forgotten History' Of How The U.S. Government Segregated America Author Richard Rothstein says the housing Rothstein's new book, On how federal agencies used redlining to .

    Now that insurance companies cannot discriminate explicitly against those in poor health, they will discriminate against communities in which think there is likely to be larger numbers of less healthy residents. It is an insidious new form of redlining. Redlining assumes that the propensity for accidents, burglaries, fires, and other catastrophes is higher in some areas than others, so claims and costs will be higher for the insurance carrier. At first glance, this practice appears to make economic sense from the perspective of both the insurer and the insured.

      Explain the concept of redlining; Although the concept of insurance dates back to antiquity, the insurance industry as a profession came of age in the seventeenth century, when maritime trade in valuable commodities like coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, and silk became an immense industry, but one fraught with uncertainty. Merchants sought a means to Author: OpenStax.   “Redlining,” the practice of banks and real estate agents steering black and Latino families away from predominantly white neighborhoods, is often spoken of in the past tense.


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Insurance Redlining by Gregory D. Squires Download PDF EPUB FB2

The term insurance redlining, describes the practice or policy of refusing to write an insurance product or varying the terms of an insurance product because of the geographical location of the property and because of the racial or ethnic composition of the area. 2 Insurance redlining is one manifestation of discrimination in the provision of.

This book brings new evidence to bear on the issues that have framed almost 30 years of debate over insurance redlining, providing a framework for 3/5. Redlining is the practice of refusing to approve insurance policies or financial services to people who live in or are from a certain geographical area.

This practice is considered illegal in most states, and companies engaged in redlining can face punitive consequences. This book brings new evidence to bear on the issues that have framed almost 30 years of debate over insurance redlining, providing a framework for the development of public policy, private industry practice, and partnerships with community-based organizations that can help make insurance by: Redlining has been a topic of public policy debate and action for several Insurance Redlining book.

Figuring most prominently in the provision of real estate and mortgage services, it has now spilled over into the provision of insurance.

Unfortunately, policy recommendations have generally resulted in attempts to. When I tried to come up with an insurance topic related to the holiday, the first one that came to mind Insurance Redlining book Redlining. According to the IRMI Glossary of Insurance and Risk Management Terms it is: An underwriting practice involving the rejection of a risk based solely on geographical location.

Insurance companies deny that redlining still exists, but critics claim that it drives up prices and lowers access to both property and auto insurance in neighborhoods that most need protection. This book brings new evidence to bear on the issues that have framed almost 30 years of debate over insurance redlining, providing a framework for the development of public policy, private industry practice, and partnerships with community-based organizations that can help make insurance available.

Home-insurance agents may try to assess the ethnicity of a potential customer just by telephone, affecting what services they offer to inquiries about purchasing a home insurance policy. This type of discrimination is called linguistic profiling. There have also been concerns raised about redlining in the automotive insurance industry.

Redlining is the unethical practice where financial institutions make it extremely difficult or impossible for residents of poor inner-city neighborhoods to borrow money, gain approval for a Author: Will Kenton. Contact IRMI.

International Risk Management Institute, Inc. Merit Drive, Suite Dallas, TX () () This amount brings new proof to bear on the issues which have framed nearly 30 years of debate over insurance coverage protection redlining — discrimination inside the homeowners' insurance coverage protection market based mostly totally on the racial or ethnic traits of neighborhoods.

Hillier / REDLINING REDLINING AND THE HOME OWNERS’ mortgage and insurance redlining.5 The Fair Housing Act of does not specifically mention redlining, but it does prohibit discrimination at any stage redlining.8 He included the article as a chapter in his seminal book, Hillier /.

Redlining. The FHA also explicitly practiced a policy of “redlining” when determining which neighborhoods to approve mortgages in. Redlining is the practice of denying or limiting financial services to certain neighborhoods based on racial or ethnic composition without.

Redlining refers to discrimination in the homeowners' insurance market based on racial or ethnic characteristics of neighborhoods or individuals that are unrelated to risk.

This book brings new evidence to bear on the issues that have framed almost 30 years of debate over insurance redlining, Pages:   Insurance Redlining: Disinvestment, Reinvestment, and the Evolving Role of Financial Institutions Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Economic Issues 32(3) Author: Reynold Nesiba.

Redlining refers to discrimination in the homeowners' insurance market based on racial or ethnic characteristics of neighborhoods or individuals that are unrelated to risk.

This book brings new evidence to bear on the issues that have framed almost 30 years of debate over insurance redlining, providing a framework for the development of public policy, private industry practice, and Cited by: Last October, Nationwide Insurance Co.

was hit with a $ million punitive-damages award by a Richmond jury in a redlining case. American Family Insurance Group, Allstate Insurance Co., State. Insurance Policy Transfer ACT and Insurance Redlining: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States S [United States Congress Transportation] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition). This book brings new proof to bear on the points which have framed virtually 30 years of debate over insurance coverage redlining, offering a framework for the improvement of public coverage, personal business follow, and partnerships with group-based mostly organizations that may assist make insurance coverage out there.

How to Download. Princeton University Library One Washington Road Princeton, NJ USA () Additional Physical Format: Online version: Insurance redlining (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication.Insurance redlining is the act of increasing insurance premiums based on the information that the client lives in a particular neighborhood.

Insurance companies contend that they have to charge higher premiums for certain areas because the chance of a claim being filed for theft or other damage while a vehicle is in that area is higher.