Statement from NFHA President and CEO Lisa Rice on HUD’s COVID-19 Response

For Immediate Release March 23, 2020 Contact: Izzy Woodruff | 202-898-1661 | IWoodruff@nationalfairhousing.org Statement from NFHA President and CEO Lisa Rice on HUD’s COVID-19 Response Washington, D.C. — The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) applauds recent steps taken by the… Continue Reading Statement from NFHA President and CEO Lisa Rice on HUD’s COVID-19 Response

Thousands Submit Comments to HUD Opposing Its Attack on Fair Housing

For Immediate Release March 19, 2020 Contact: Dale Van Ollefen | 202-823-3297 | dvanollefen@kivvit.com Thousands Submit Comments to HUD Opposing Its Attack on Fair Housing Civil rights advocates hosted a national week of action to challenge a Trump administration proposal… Continue Reading Thousands Submit Comments to HUD Opposing Its Attack on Fair Housing

Fair Housing Groups Reach Settlement Expanding Housing Opportunities for Thousands of Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2020 Contact: Izzy Woodruff | 202-898-1661 | IWoodruff@nationalfairhousing.org Fair Housing Groups Reach Settlement Expanding Housing Opportunities for Thousands of Children  Washington, D.C. — Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) announced a settlement agreement with… Continue Reading Fair Housing Groups Reach Settlement Expanding Housing Opportunities for Thousands of Children

Civil Rights Groups Lead Growing Opposition to Trump Administration Attack on Fair Housing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2020 Contact: Dale Van Ollefen | dvanollefen@kivvit.com | 202-823-3297 Civil Rights Groups Lead Growing Opposition to Trump Administration Attack on Fair Housing Fair housing advocates urge allies to submit comments opposing HUD rule before the… Continue Reading Civil Rights Groups Lead Growing Opposition to Trump Administration Attack on Fair Housing

WEDNESDAY: NFHA to Testify at Congressional Oversight Hearing on Trump Administration’s Proposal to Gut Fair Housing Accountability

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2020 Contact: Dale Van Ollefen | dvanollefen@kivvit.com | 202-823-3297 WEDNESDAY: NFHA to Testify at Congressional Oversight Hearing on Trump Administration’s Proposal to Gut Fair Housing Accountability Groups to Present Evidence that New HUD Rule Eliminating… Continue Reading WEDNESDAY: NFHA to Testify at Congressional Oversight Hearing on Trump Administration’s Proposal to Gut Fair Housing Accountability

Advocates Blast Policies that Harm Children

Contact: Michele Kayal, First Focus on Children, MicheleK@firstfocus.org WASHINGTON, D.C., February 3 — A broad coalition of nonprofit and faith-based groups from across the nation that aid and represent children hailed oversight hearings to be held in the House of Representatives… Continue Reading Advocates Blast Policies that Harm Children

NFHA Announces New Vice President of Programs and Associate Director of Communications

For Immediate Release January 31, 2020 Contact: Izzy Woodruff | 202-898-1661 | IWoodruff@nationalfairhousing.org Nicole Turner-Ridley The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Turner-Ridley as Vice President of Programs. Nicole will report to Lisa Rice,… Continue Reading NFHA Announces New Vice President of Programs and Associate Director of Communications

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