The Square Deal Housing conducted three cases to test Peter against Racial Discrimination and
Biasness. These tests are as follow.
Water down Park
In this case, the African American tester was told that there is no apartment available but an
apartment might be available sometime in future while on the other hand, the white tester was
told that there are three flats available that day.
In this case, the African American male tester was told that there are no apartments available at
the time and he was informed that something might be available in future but no encouragement
was given and he was not informed about the dates. On the other hand, the white tester was told
that there were no apartments available at moment but something might be available within
In this case, the African American male tester was shown a model and was told that no unit was
available at that time. The price of one bedroom unit was quoted to him as $720 per month plus
$170 security deposit. On the other hand, the white female tester was told an apartment was
available immediately, then shown the unit, and was told a one bedroom unit would be $635 per
month plus $125 security deposit.