Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing
In 1968, when it passed the Fair Housing Act, Congress made a promise to the American people that it would end discrimination in housing based on race, national origin and certain other characteristics.
We are providing this Redlining Toolkit to help civil rights and consumer advocates understand the public data relating to redlining risk to protect borrowers and their communities and ensure fair and equitable access to credit.
NFHA has published, and provided, several comprehensive resources to encourage conversations with key stakeholders in the appraisal and housing industries to seek workable, sustainable solutions to benefit the whole of the U.S. housing market.
Purpose, Process, and Monitoring Framework (PPM)
This framework provides an approach for evaluating internal controls and mitigating risks that may be inherent in algorithmic systems and harm consumers.
Access to Credit
Centuries of discrimination, segregation, and disinvestment have led to the creation of a dual credit market.
Over the course of two years, NFHA and nine of its member organizations investigated Redfin’s services. The groups found that Redfin offered “No Service” for homes in non-White areas at a greater rate than for homes in White areas.
Advertisements have been traditionally consumed through television, radio, billboards, and newspapers. However, advertising has changed dramatically since the passage of the FHAct, and there are more platforms on which to advertise than ever before.
Discrimination Against Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals in Senior Living Facilities
The federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing on the basis of disability. Assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and other senior housing providers may not discriminate against persons who are deaf or who have other hearing or speech disabilities.