Posing as a landlord, reporter uncovers London agents willing to meet request flat should not be let to African-Caribbean renters
Estate agents say they cannot openly bar black people but can stop them taking up a flat by pretending it has already been let or falsely promising to call back, according to the BBC programme. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Estate agents in London are routinely discriminating against black people looking for a home in the private rental market, an undercover investigation has found.
The BBC‘s Inside Out programme uncovered 10 estate agents in north-west London who were willing to meets landlords’ specification that properties should not be let to African-Caribbean people. …
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