A collective of New York neighborhood housing groups is fighting BankUnited's plans to expand in the city over concerns about its lending practices.

The Association for Neighborhood & Housing Development, or ANHD, claimed in a press release Wednesday that the $12.6 billion-asset company has failed to originate an appropriate number of loans for low- and moderate-income borrowers and African-Americans in two counties in Florida. The group also claimed that BankUnited (BKU) was ignoring low- and moderate-income neighborhoods as it plans to expand in the Big Apple.

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