Trib Talk live chat: Why do Hispanics have harder time getting mortgages?

The American dream of owning a home appears to be harder to achieve for many Hispanics living in Salt Lake County. A new study shows 27 percent of Hispanics applying for a home mortgage were denied a loan; for whites, the rejection rate was 14 percent. The gap remains even for Hispanics in the highest income brackets. Hispanics also account for nearly 23 percent of high-interest loans. Why the disparities? On Tuesday at 11 a.m., Trib Talk’s Jennifer Napier-Pearce speaks with reporter Paul Beebe...

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