Just some of the stories in the current issue of Fair Housing News :
- For the First Time, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that Housing Companies Violated Civil Rights Law through their Use of Facebook’s Targeting Advertising. Read the September 24, 2019 ProPublica article. Read the September 18, 2019 Washington Post article.
- The Administration’s Plan to Change the Country’s Housing Finance System would make Mortgages More Expensive for Minority Borrowers and Aspiring Homeowners in the South, the Midwest, and Rural Areas, Say Advocates. Read the September 10, 2019 Washington Post article.
- Civil Rights Groups Slam Comcast for Trying to Weaken a Protection against Racial Discrimination. Read the October 2, 2019 Washington Post article.
- Justice Department Files Lawsuit Against City of Troy, Michigan, for Restrictions on Muslim Religious Group Trying to Establish a Place to Worship. Read the September 19, 2019 USDOJ press release.
- Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Issues Executive Order to Support Immigrants. Read the August 7, 2019 Baltimore press release. Read the August 7, 2019 Baltimore Sun article.
- Anne Arundel County Council Passes Fair Housing Law by 4-3 Vote – Its first Countywide Fair Housing Law. Homeless Persons Representation Project
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