Author Archives: Carolyn Steinhofer

Agreement Reached with Arbor Insurance Resolving Fair Housing Allegations

The Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania (“HECP”) and the Arbor Insurance Group (“Arbor”) entered into a conciliation agreement, resolving allegations that the company discriminated against African American and Hispanic testers who called to request quotes for homeowners insurance. Arbor signed an agreement that will result in the company adopting an affirmative marketing plan and an initiative focusing on community education. Arbor also pledged to donate to the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley (“CACLV”) and its FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER PROGRAM. Arbor employees will be on hand at seminars with first-time homebuyers to discuss the benefits and technical aspects of homeowners

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