HUD’s Proposed Rule Is a Direct Assault on the Supreme Court’s Decision in Inclusive Communities

By: Morgan Williams, General Counsel, National Fair Housing Alliance The Trump administration is trying to achieve with its proposed Disparate Impact Rule what conservatives were not able to achieve in the Inclusive Communities Supreme Court decision – upend the disparate… Continue Reading HUD’s Proposed Rule Is a Direct Assault on the Supreme Court’s Decision in Inclusive Communities

Don’t Disrupt Lending or Increase the Cost of Housing: Civil Rights Coalition Warns Against WH Plan for Housing Finance Reform

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 6, 2019 Don’t Disrupt Lending or Increase the Cost of Housing: Civil Rights Coalition Warns Against WH Plan for Housing Finance Reform WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, in response to a Presidential Memorandum on Federal Housing Finance Reform, the… Continue Reading Don’t Disrupt Lending or Increase the Cost of Housing: Civil Rights Coalition Warns Against WH Plan for Housing Finance Reform

NFHA and Other Civil Rights Leaders Fight Trump’s Attempt to Gut Core Civil Rights Protection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 16, 2019 Contact: Dale Van Ollefen ǀ (202) 823-3297 ǀ dvanollefen@kivvit.comJessica Aiwuyor ǀ jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.org NFHA and Other Civil Rights Leaders Fight Trump’s Attempt to Gut Core Civil Rights Protection Trump’s Department of Housing and Urban Development publishes proposed rule… Continue Reading NFHA and Other Civil Rights Leaders Fight Trump’s Attempt to Gut Core Civil Rights Protection

Court Denies Fannie Mae’s Motion to Dismiss in Fair Housing Discrimination Lawsuit

For Immediate ReleaseAugust 13, 2019 Contact:  Morgan Williams | (202) 898-1661 | mwilliams@nationalfairhousing.org Late Monday, August 12, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California largely DENIED Fannie Mae’s Motion to Dismiss a fair housing lawsuit concerning… Continue Reading Court Denies Fannie Mae’s Motion to Dismiss in Fair Housing Discrimination Lawsuit

Advocates Oppose FHFA’s Decision to Remove Language Preference Question from Loan Application

For Immediate Release: August 9, 2019Contact: Diop Harris at diop@ourfinancialsecurity.org or (269) 209-7733 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) Language Access Task Force strongly opposes the decision announced yesterday by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to remove the question about a borrower’s language… Continue Reading Advocates Oppose FHFA’s Decision to Remove Language Preference Question from Loan Application

BREAKING: Trump Administration Launches Attack on Core Civil Rights Protection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 1, 2019 Contact: Jessica Aiwuyor | (202) 898-1661 | jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.org BREAKING: Trump Administration Launches Attack on Core Civil Rights Protection FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 1, 2019 Contact: Jessica Aiwuyor | (202) 898-1661 | jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.org BREAKING: Trump Administration Launches Attack on… Continue Reading BREAKING: Trump Administration Launches Attack on Core Civil Rights Protection

Judge Denies Bank of America’s Motion to Dismiss in Critical Fair Housing Lawsuit

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 18, 2019Contact:  Jessica Aiwuyor | 202-898-1661 | jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.org Today in Maryland, a federal judge denied Bank of America and Safeguard’s motions to dismiss a fair housing lawsuit concerning housing discrimination against communities of color. In June 2018,… Continue Reading Judge Denies Bank of America’s Motion to Dismiss in Critical Fair Housing Lawsuit