The National Fair Housing Alliance also confronts impacts of algorithmic bias due to the spread of technology in credit and housing access decisions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 31, 2019 Contact: Madeline McBride | (202) 898-1661 | Mmcbride@nationalfairhousing.org WASHINGTON—The goal of achieving fair housing… Continue Reading New NFHA Report Highlights Unprecedented Attacks on Fair Housing and Alarming Uptick in Discrimination Complaints
Supporters from fair housing, education, health, technology, finance, government & law challenge HUD proposal to gut disparate impact tool under the Fair Housing Act as comment period ends WASHINGTON—Over 45,000 people and organizations submitted comments in response to a Department… Continue Reading Businesses, Policymakers, Advocates, Experts Submit Thousands of Comments Opposing HUD’s Attack on Core Civil Rights Tool
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
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 16, 2019 Contact: Dale Van Ollefen ǀ (202) 823-3297 ǀ email@example.comJessica Aiwuyor ǀ firstname.lastname@example.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
For Immediate ReleaseAugust 13, 2019 Contact: Morgan Williams | (202) 898-1661 | email@example.com 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
For Immediate Release: August 9, 2019Contact: Diop Harris at firstname.lastname@example.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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 1, 2019 Contact: Jessica Aiwuyor | (202) 898-1661 | email@example.com BREAKING: Trump Administration Launches Attack on Core Civil Rights Protection FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 1, 2019 Contact: Jessica Aiwuyor | (202) 898-1661 | firstname.lastname@example.org BREAKING: Trump Administration Launches Attack on… Continue Reading BREAKING: Trump Administration Launches Attack on Core Civil Rights Protection
Morgan Williams, NFHA’s General Counsel, speaks to ABC News about housing and the need for Disparate Impact as a core civil rights protection.
Keenya Robertson, NFHA Board Chair and President & CEO, of Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence, Inc., testifies before the House Committee on Appropriations.