Haru Coryne

Haru Coryne

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.

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Missouri lawmakers seek to rein in clean-energy loan program

By: and - May 10, 2021

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 […]

State-supported ‘clean energy’ loans put Missouri borrowers at risk of losing their homes

By: and - April 23, 2021

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 […]