NFHA Opposes HUD Proposal to Dismantle Fair Housing Act, Weaken Enforcement

For Immediate Release January 07, 2020Contact: Dale Van Ollefen | 202-823-3297 | dvanollefen@kivvit.com As housing discrimination reaches record highs, Trump’s Department of Housing and Urban Development announces proposed rule to eliminate tool for communities to address discrimination and segregation WASHINGTON… Continue Reading NFHA Opposes HUD Proposal to Dismantle Fair Housing Act, Weaken Enforcement

New Report by Fair Housing Experts Provides Solutions to End Discriminatory Real Estate Sales Practices

The recommendations enumerated by the National Fair Housing Alliance receive strong support from the nation’s premiere civil rights leaders, real estate industry groups and Walter Mondale, co-author of the Fair Housing Act WASHINGTON—Following a Newsday investigation revealing widespread discrimination by… Continue Reading New Report by Fair Housing Experts Provides Solutions to End Discriminatory Real Estate Sales Practices

Diverse coalition issues joint statement on proposed changes to Community Reinvestment Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2019 Diverse coalition issues joint statement on proposed changes to Community Reinvestment Act Yesterday, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) released a notice of proposed… Continue Reading Diverse coalition issues joint statement on proposed changes to Community Reinvestment Act

Federal Court Green-lights Fair Housing Discrimination Claims Against Major Financial Services Companies

Federal Court Greenlights Fair Housing Discrimination Claims Against Major Financial Services Companies For Immediate Release November 15, 2019 Contact:  Dale Van Ollefen ǀ (202) 823-3297 ǀ dvanollefen@kivvit.com Nicole Turner-Ridley ǀ 202-898-1661 ǀ NRidley@NationalFairHousing.org Federal Court Greenlights Fair Housing Discrimination Claims Against… Continue Reading Federal Court Green-lights Fair Housing Discrimination Claims Against Major Financial Services Companies

New NFHA Report Highlights Unprecedented Attacks on Fair Housing and Alarming Uptick in Discrimination Complaints

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

Businesses, Policymakers, Advocates, Experts Submit Thousands of Comments Opposing HUD’s Attack on Core Civil Rights Tool

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

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