Special Briefing on Appraiser Racial Bias
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We encourage everyone to sign up for the “Special Briefing on Appraiser Racial Bias”. American Enterprise Institute (AEI) analyzed actual data to see if there was any racial bias in appraisals and published their findings in a study titled “How Common Is Appraiser Racial Bias? An Analysis Using Big Data to Determine Whether It Is Common or Uncommon that an Appraiser’s Knowledge of an Applicant’s Race Results in Valuation Bias“
AEI Special Briefing on the Presence of Appraiser Racial Bias:
Join AEI’s Housing Center director Ed Pinto and director of research Tobias Peter for a special briefing on the presence of appraiser racial bias. The call will report on our use of big data to evaluate whether media allegations are correct that appraiser bias on home loans is common.
To RSVP click here. You will receive a confirmation email with further information for the call. Please RSVP by 4 pm ET on Monday, January 18, to receive call-in information for the briefing on Tuesday, January 19. The briefing will use a webinar format, and it will be on the record similar to previous briefings.
Description: Special Briefing on the Presence of Appraiser Racial Bias
Time: 11:00–11:45 AM Wednesday, January 19, 2021
AEI’s Housing Center provides research, commentary, and new tools for measuring risk in housing and mortgage markets. The recent financial crisis, and the resulting devastation for millions of families, largely stemmed from a failure to understand the build-up of risk in these markets.
Mr. Pinto is a resident fellow at AEI and a former executive vice president and chief credit officer for Fannie Mae. Mr. Peter is director of research at the AEI Housing Center where he focuses on mortgage risk and housing risk.
If you experience any difficulties registering or if you RSVP and do not receive a follow-up email by 10 AM ET the morning of the call, please contact Michael.Howard@aei.org.