Study: Housing discrimination against Indians is widespread


HELENA (AP) - More than one-fourth of American Indians trying to rent apartments in major urban areas of Montana, New Mexico and Minnesota encountered some form of discrimination from landlords, a new federal housing study concludes.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development study released Monday found that Indians attempting to rent apartments in the three states consistently received less-favorable treatment than white renters and were subject to some form of discrimination 29 percent of the time.

The study was based on 297 rental tests conducted last year in eight ''metropolit...

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