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.

Statement of the National Fair Housing Alliance on the Retirement of Steve Rasmussen, CEO of Nationwide

April 8, 2019 Contact: Jessica Aiwuyor, Associate Director of CommunicationsJaiwuyor@NationalFairHousing.org Last week, Steve Rasmussen, Chief Executive Officer of Nationwide, announced that he will retire from the company later this year after a 45-year career in insurance. The National Fair Housing… Continue Reading Statement of the National Fair Housing Alliance on the Retirement of Steve Rasmussen, CEO of Nationwide

Fair Housing Groups Settle Lawsuit with Facebook: Transforms Facebook’s Ad Platform Impacting Millions of Users

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 19, 2019 Contact: Jessica Aiwuyor | (202) 898-1661 | jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.org Fair Housing Groups Settle Historic Lawsuit with Facebook: Transforms Facebook’s Ad Platform Impacting Millions of Users The recent settlement agreement between fair housing groups and Facebook sets… Continue Reading Fair Housing Groups Settle Lawsuit with Facebook: Transforms Facebook’s Ad Platform Impacting Millions of Users

Lisa Rice’s Testimony Before the Full House Committee on Financial Services

On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, the House Committee on Financial Services, chaired by Congresswoman Maxine Waters, held a hearing entitled, “Who’s Keeping Score? Holding Credit Bureaus Accountable and Repairing a Broken System.” Witnesses included Lisa Rice, President & CEO of… Continue Reading Lisa Rice’s Testimony Before the Full House Committee on Financial Services

Searchable Map Highlights Prominent Examples of Local Affordable Housing Efforts Blunted by Preemption

For Immediate Release: January 29, 2019 Contact: Stephanie Shumate, 352-318-1924, stephanie@catecomm.com Equitable Housing Being Preempted by Legislatures Throughout the Country #EqualHousing Washington, D.C. — A majority of state legislatures are using preemption laws to block local equitable housing policies, worsening the lack of affordable… Continue Reading Searchable Map Highlights Prominent Examples of Local Affordable Housing Efforts Blunted by Preemption

NFHA Featured on WUSA9 for DC Fair Housing Investigation

  In April 2018, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) filed a fair housing complaint with the Washington, DC, Office of Human Rights against Evolve LLC (“Evolve”).  NFHA investigated and found evidence that the company discriminated against housing choice voucher… Continue Reading NFHA Featured on WUSA9 for DC Fair Housing Investigation

DC Attorney General’s Office Files Lawsuit Against Evolve, LLC Following National Fair Housing Alliance Complaint and Investigation

For Immediate Release November 29, 2018 Contact: Jessica Aiwuyor | (202) 898-1661 | jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.org DC Attorney General’s Office Files Lawsuit Against Evolve, LLC Following National Fair Housing Alliance Complaint and Investigation Today, the DC Attorney General’s office filed a lawsuit… Continue Reading DC Attorney General’s Office Files Lawsuit Against Evolve, LLC Following National Fair Housing Alliance Complaint and Investigation

National Fair Housing Alliance Supports the Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018

For Immediate Release November 16, 2018 Contact: Jessica Aiwuyor | 202-898-1661 | jaiwuyor@nationalfairhousing.org National Fair Housing Alliance Supports the Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018 Washington, DC – The National Fair Housing Alliance supports the proposed bipartisan Fair Housing Improvement… Continue Reading National Fair Housing Alliance Supports the Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018