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steering

noun steer·ing

legal Definition of steering

: the act of directing another to pursue a course of action: as
a : the practice of pushing or deceiving loan applicants into applying for more costly loans
b : the discriminatory practice of showing a prospective home buyer or renter properties only in certain neighborhoods or areas based on a characteristic of the buyer or renter (as race or national origin)
  • real estate agents found to have engaged in illegal racial steering


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