Tag: Fair housing

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Planning the future of New York housing

New York Governor Kathy Hochul’s State of the State report for 2020 identifies a number of goals and proposes several programs to improve access...

HUD awards over $40 million to fight housing discrimination

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $40.8 million to support dozens of fair housing organizations working to help end housing...

HUD issues improved Fair Housing rule

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published its proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule, which offers clearer guidance to states and local...

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 and John Marshall Law School team up to launch National Fair Housing Training...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is partnering with the John Marshall Law School in Chicago and...
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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 approves agreement settling housing discrimination complaint against two San Francisco real estate companies

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has approved a Voluntary Compliance/Conciliation Agreement settling a complaint filed by...

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 charges two Ohio companies with discriminating against residents with disabilities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has charged two Ohio corporations, Epcon Communities, Inc., and Epcon Communities...

HUD approves agreement resolving allegations of housing discrimination involving two California apartment complexes

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it has approved a Conciliation Agreement between the Fair Housing Council of Riverside...
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Seattle to appeal rejection of first-in-time law

The Seattle Times reports that Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes will appeal the ruling which declared the city's first-in-time, first-in-line renter protection law to...

HUD reaches agreements with Florida, Virginia and California landlords settling claims of sexual harassment...

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced three settlements of claims involving allegations of sexual harassment totaling approximately $125,000 in...

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,...

Secretary Ben Carson’s open letter to HUD Employees

Dear Colleagues, By now, many of you may have read media accounts indicating that we’ve changed HUD’s mission statement and that these changes signal some...

Time to restore local control over zoning—and end Obama’s HUD intrusion

Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing allowed HUD to halt distribution of more than $3 billion of annual community development block grants to about 1,200 counties...

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