Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions
Redlining is the illegal practice of giving differential treatment in lending, housing, insurance and other services based on the customer’s race. Decades ago, lenders were said to draw a red line around an area or community marked for differential treatment, hence the term redlining.
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