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HUD Makes Nearly $29M Available to Fight Housing Discrimination

Enforcing the nation’s fair housing laws and policies under the Fair Housing Act, HUD has announced that the most recent grants available will support fair housing education and outreach, testing, and enforcement activities through the Department’s Fair Housing Initiatives Program.

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Waters Requests Review of Disparate Impact Rule

Following HUD's announcement of the Department’s final rule on the disparate impact standard under the Fair Housing Act, House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-California) has called on President Trump and HUD Secretary Dr. Benjamin Carson to reconsider. Suggesting ...

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HUD Responds to Fair Housing Act Criticisms

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While several banks and agencies have been critical of the Department’s interpretation of the disparate impact standard, Secretary Dr. Benjamin Carson said certain banks should rejoin the FHA’s housing program.

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Maxine Waters Opposes Proposal to Alter Fair Housing Act

The Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee said the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s ability to carry out its mission would be “seriously compromised” if it moves forward with the proposed changes to the disparate impact standard.

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