Map: Racial Steering in Detroit Housing 2003-2005

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In 2007, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) filed a lawsuit against Century 21 Real Estate LLC and it’s franchisee, Centry 21 Town and Country, in federal court. During the 2003-2005 period, NFHA tested 14 real estate agents of which 9 engaged in “racial steering” encouraging whites to seek homes in predominantly white neighborhoods such as the Grosse Pointes and blacks to seek homes in predominantly black neighborhoods such as East English Village.

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