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How Residential Segregation Affects the Marketplace

Five decades after the signing of the Fair Housing Act in 1968, the legacy of past discriminatory policies still linger in many American communities. What is the state of “residential segregation” in 2018? Click through to read more.

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HUD Calls for Public Comment on ‘Disparate Impact’

HUD has announced it will be seeking public comment on whether its 2013 Disparate Impact Regulation is consistent with a more recent 2015 Supreme Court ruling that clarifies liability as it pertains to disparate impact claims. "HUD remains committed to ...

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Examining Housing Inequality

It has been five decades since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law, one week after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor of the anniversary, Trulia partnered with the National Fair Housing Alliance ...

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson Reflects on Fair Housing Act

In April of 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1968, also known as the Fair Housing Act. This important legislation codified equal housing opportunities for all, regardless of race, religion, or national origin. ...

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Mortgage & LGBT Leaders Work Toward Diversity and Inclusion

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the American Mortgage Diversity Council (AMDC), in partnership with Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of Chicago, hosted a town hall discussion with leaders from the Chicago LGBT community. The meeting was the second in a series of ...

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HUD to Host Conference to Discuss Furthering Fair Housing Initiatives

The Obama Administration's recent housing policies indicate that it is more serious about achieving equality in housing than any recent administration, and many of the key participants in the push for fair housing will be convening in Washington, D.C. next month to further discuss the issues.

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HUD Announces Final Rule to Further Fair Housing In HUD-Funded Communities

The final rule is the result of recommendations of a 2010 report from the Government Accountability Office; stakeholders and HUD program participants who had asked for clarification, technical assistance, better compliance, and more meaningful outcomes; and feedback from significant public input and comments received during the final rule's development.

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