National Fair Housing Alliance Settles Race Discrimination Complaint with Real Estate Groups in Jackson, Mississippi

For Immediate Release September 26, 2017 Contact:      Jessica Aiwuyor jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.org   National Fair Housing Alliance Settles Race Discrimination Complaint with Real Estate Groups in Jackson, Mississippi Washington, D.C. — The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) has settled a housing discrimination… Continue Reading National Fair Housing Alliance Settles Race Discrimination Complaint with Real Estate Groups in Jackson, Mississippi

The National Fair Housing Alliance Applauds the Confirmation of Pamela Hughes Patenaude as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

September 14, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Jessica Aiwuyor  |  202-898-1661  |  Jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.org The National Fair Housing Alliance Applauds the Confirmation of Pamela Hughes Patenaude as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development WASHINGTON, DC – Shanna… Continue Reading The National Fair Housing Alliance Applauds the Confirmation of Pamela Hughes Patenaude as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Civil Rights Organizations Issue Joint Statement Calling on Congress to Swiftly Appropriate Funds for Harvey Relief

Civil Rights Organizations Issue Joint Statement on Harvey Relief Efforts The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Texas, The Arc of the United States, Fair Share Housing Center (NJ), Greater Houston Fair Housing Center, Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action… Continue Reading Civil Rights Organizations Issue Joint Statement Calling on Congress to Swiftly Appropriate Funds for Harvey Relief

National Fair Housing Alliance Response to DACA Termination

Statement from the National Fair Housing Alliance President and CEO Shanna L. Smith in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “Donald Trump’s horrifying decision to terminate DACA represents one of… Continue Reading National Fair Housing Alliance Response to DACA Termination

DC Federal District Court Rejects Travelers Insurance Motion to Dismiss Fair Housing Act Disparate Impact Claim

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2017 Contact:    Jessica Aiwuyor | 202-898-1661  jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.org   DC Federal District Court Rejects Travelers Insurance Motion to Dismiss Fair Housing Act Disparate Impact Claim  National Fair Housing Alliance prevails and may continue prosecution of civil… Continue Reading DC Federal District Court Rejects Travelers Insurance Motion to Dismiss Fair Housing Act Disparate Impact Claim

Statement From the National Fair Housing Alliance Concerning the Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Statement From the National Fair Housing Alliance Concerning the Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia The National Fair Housing Alliance strongly condemns the violence of white supremacists and their advocates. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of Heather Heyer, Virginia State… Continue Reading Statement From the National Fair Housing Alliance Concerning the Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Civil Rights Organizations Accuse Deutsche Bank, Ocwen Financial, and Altisource of Housing Discrimination in 30 Metropolitan Areas

For Immediate Release July 26, 2017 Contact:  Jessica Aiwuyor | 202-898-1661 | jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.org Civil Rights Organizations Accuse Deutsche Bank, Ocwen Financial, and Altisource of Housing Discrimination in 30 Metropolitan Areas National Fair Housing Alliance and 19 Fair Housing Organizations Charge Deutsche… Continue Reading Civil Rights Organizations Accuse Deutsche Bank, Ocwen Financial, and Altisource of Housing Discrimination in 30 Metropolitan Areas

The National Fair Housing Alliance Calls on Senate to Reject the CHOICE Act

June 9, 2017 Contact:  Jessica Aiwuyor, 202‐898‐1661, jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.org The National Fair Housing Alliance Calls on Senate to Reject the CHOICE Act WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Fair Housing Alliance strongly condemns the action by the US House of Representatives yesterday to pass HR… Continue Reading The National Fair Housing Alliance Calls on Senate to Reject the CHOICE Act

Relman, Dane & Colfax Wins Landmark Seventh Circuit Decision For Wisconsin Transgender Student

In a groundbreaking decision, a three-judge Seventh Circuit panel unanimously affirmed a preliminary injunction that required the Kenosha Unified School District in Wisconsin to permit Ash Whitaker, a 17-year-old transgender boy, to use the boys’ restrooms at his high school.… Continue Reading Relman, Dane & Colfax Wins Landmark Seventh Circuit Decision For Wisconsin Transgender Student