Zillow Report Reveals Black, Latino, and Asian Renters Are Paying More in Application Fees Than White Renters

According to Zillow’s latest Consumer Housing Trends Report, Black and Latino renters typically pay more in security deposits and application fees than white applicants.

The typical white renter pays $35 in application fees, while Black, Latinx, and Asian renters all reported paying a minimum of $50 on application fees.

Here’s more from the report:

Black and Latinx renters typically reported submitting one more application than white and Asian renters: The typical white or Asian renter submitted 2 applications, while Black and Latinx renters typically reported submitting 3. Black and Latinx renters were also almost twice as likely to report submitting 5 applications or more (38% of Black and Latinx renters report submitting 5 or more, compared to 21% of white renters). 

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SOURCE: EURweb, Ny MaGee