Haru Coryne is a data reporter for ProPublica, based in Chicago. He uses a combination of statistical methods, computer software and document-based research to find stories in large troves of information. A former real estate reporter for The Real Deal, he is especially interested in housing, business and economic development.
This story was originally published by ProPublica Officials in Missouri have begun to examine and are considering measures to rein in programs that make high-interest “clean energy” loans to homeowners in the state, after a ProPublica investigation found the programs disproportionately burden borrowers in predominantly Black neighborhoods. The Missouri Senate last week voted 31-1 on […]
This story was originally published by ProPublica. Diana Thomas needed a new furnace and four small basement windows for her two-story home on the east side of Kansas City. But she had little cash and bad credit. In late 2016, a contractor told her about a loan program that required no money down and would […]