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

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