WASHINGTON — An investigation into potential discriminatory lending practices of a company owned by Berkshire Hathaway is spurring attention by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, a lending arm for the mobile home builder Clayton Homes — which are both part of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Company — has been accused of discriminating against minorities in a series of investigative stories by The Seattle Times, the Center for Public Integrity and BuzzFeed News.

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