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Viewpoints: Demographic Data Won't Expand Access

DEC 23, 1999 2:00am ET

For over 20 years lenders have been prohibited from gathering information about the race, religion, ethnicity, or gender of their loan applicants - except in the case of mortgage lending, where the data must be collected and reported for government monitoring purposes. The Federal Reserve Board has now issued a proposal to drop that prohibition.

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