Thursday, February 27, 2020

Tag: fair housing act

HUD issues guidance on reasonable accommodations under the Fair Housing Act relating to assistance...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the publication of guidance clarifying how housing providers can comply with the Fair...

HUD proposes new rule recognizing additional building codes and standards to encourage more housing...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a proposed rule that would recognize additional sets of standards and model building...

Making Disparate Impact deliver fairness

HUD’s proposed revisions to our disparate-impact rule enhance our commitment to fairness for everyone. Everyone agrees that discrimination has no place in society. But everyone...

Infographic: Navigating fake assistance animals-Americans with Disability Act (ADA) VERSUS Fair Housing Act (FHA)

ADA Requires business owners to make necessary, reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. Accommodation could allow a person with a disability to be...

HUD proposes new disparate impact regulations

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a sweeping proposed rule on August 1 seeking to amend HUD’s interpretation of...

HUD charges New York housing providers with discriminating against resident with disabilities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it is charging a New York property owner and manager with housing discrimination. HUD...

ESAs in rental apartments

The assistance animal is not a pet according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). There are only two questions that HUD...
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Facebook charged under Fair Housing Act

Following up on a complaint filed last August, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) filed charges against Facebook on March 28, 2019....
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HUD seeks to revise AFFH rules

On August 13, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking inviting public comments on proposed changes...

HUD charges New York developer, owner, construction company, and architect with discriminating against persons...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it charged a New York-based developer, owner, construction company and architect with...

HUD charges Alabama property management company and its property manager with discriminating against families...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has charged Mobile, Alabama-based Bienville Property Management, Inc., which does business...

Fair Housing 50 years later

The Fair Housing Act turned 50 this year. The charter that began with government-mandated racially-balanced communities has paved the way for today’s organically derived...

HUD joins Justice Department in nationwide initiative to combat sexual harassment in housing

Today, as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Justice recognizes the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing...

HUD commemorates Fair Housing month and 50 years of the Fair Housing Act

Nearly 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968 and fair housing became law. In signing the landmark measure,...

Supreme Court takes up key housing discrimination case

There may be many reasons for a racial disparity in home loans—for example, financial qualifications—that have nothing to do with discrimination. Yet businesses routinely...

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