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

STATEMENT: Advocacy Groups Condemn Carson for Misleading Congress Over Equal Access Rule

Washington, D.C. — In his testimony to the House Committee on Financial Services, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Ben Carson was asked about the agency’s implementation and enforcement of the Equal Access Rule, which provides sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination protections in housing… Continue Reading STATEMENT: Advocacy Groups Condemn Carson for Misleading Congress Over Equal Access Rule

National Fair Housing Alliance and Georgetown Law Civil Rights Clinic File Federal Lawsuit to Stop Housing Discrimination in D.C.

For Immediate Release April 23, 2019 Contacts: Jessica Aiwuyor | (202) 898-1661 | jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.orgJaclyn Diaz | (202) 662-4199 | mediarelations@law.georgetown.edu WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) joined forces with the Georgetown Law Civil Rights Clinic to… Continue Reading National Fair Housing Alliance and Georgetown Law Civil Rights Clinic File Federal Lawsuit to Stop Housing Discrimination in D.C.