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Cordray to Testify Regarding Allegations of Discrimination at CFPB

As part of its continuing effort to address nagging allegations of discrimination and subsequent backlash against whistleblowers at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will on Wednesday hear testimony from CFPB director Richard Cordray. ...

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Cyprexx Responds to Discrimination Complaint

This week, Cyprexx Services became the latest company to come under fire from the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA). The group announced on Tuesday that they would be filing a complaint with the Department of Housing and Urban Development, accusing ...

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HUD Settles Discrimination Complaint

HUD announced the latest development in its effort to crack down on discriminatory housing practices Thursday. The department reached a settlement agreement in cooperation with the Connecticut Fair Housing Center (CFHC) with respondents Lil-1 Associates, AllPoints Realty and realtor Lillian Polak stemming from allegations that they published discriminatory listings and advertisements for condominiums stating that children were not permitted in the units, in violation of federal law.

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HUD: Allegations Settled over Maternity Leave Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it has settled with Utah-based Mountain America Credit Union allegations of discrimination against prospective borrowers on maternity leave. Mountain American Credit Union is the second largest credit union in Utah and the 35th largest credit union in the United States.

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HUD Reaches Settlement with Seattle Apartment Complex

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a recent agreement with the owner, builder, architect, and manager of a Seattle apartment complex. The settlement resolved issues stemming from allegations of discrimination against people with disabilities by failing to design and construct the 56-unit complex in a way that meets accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act.

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HUD Settles Denver-Area Discrimination Complaint

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it has reached an agreement with the owners/managers of a Denver-area apartment complex, resolving complaints of discrimination. The apartment complex, The Orchards at Cherry Creek Apartments in Centennial, was charged with discrimination after refusing to allow children to play outside.

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HUD and Dubuque, Iowa Settle Allegations of Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced an agreement with the city of Dubuque, Iowa, settling allegations that the city discriminated against African Americans. The agreement stemmed from allegations of discrimination in the administration of the city's Housing Choice Voucher Program.

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U.S. Bank Accused of Housing Discrimination

The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and four of its member organizations announced new evidence of housing discrimination by U.S. Bank, N.A. The civil rights groups allege that U.S. Bank maintains and markets foreclosed homes in white neighborhoods, in "a much better manner than in African-American and Latino neighborhoods," according to a press release issued by the NFHA.

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