CATEGORIES FOR FAIR HOUSING

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Voluntary Compliance Agreement Reached in Maryland

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has reached a Voluntary Compliance Agreement with the Housing Authority of […]

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$1.5 Million Awarded to Support COVID-19 Related Fair Housing Activities

On Monday, April 20th, HUD announced it was awarding $1.5 Million in partnership and Special Enforcement Effort funds to HUD Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) agencies to support COVID-19 education activities.

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Fair Housing Month Amidst Coronavirus

HUD Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Anna Marie Farias, addresses the recognition of Fair Housing Month amidst the current coronavirus pandemic.

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Tuesday Tip: SS Income & 2020 Income Limits

Vickie discusses more viewer questions in this week's #TuesdayTip!

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The REDLINES Exhibit Reveals Impact of Racial Zoning

The REDLINES Exhibit at the Birmingham Museum of Art revealed the significant impact of discriminatory zoning practices in the 30s and 40s in Birmingham, Alabama, that have had lasting effects even to today.

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Tuesday Tip: HUD Notice provides Guidance on Assistance Animals

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HUD Releases Guidance on “Assistance Animals”

Yesterday, HUD put out a release giving guidance to how housing managers can be sure they’re in compliance with Fair […]

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Tuesday Tip: REAC and Emergency Call Systems

Vickie discusses HUD Notice PIH 2019-25 in this week's #TuesdayTip!

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Reducing Risk of Fair Housing Violations

We just came back from the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Fall Meeting in Washington, DC. One of the topics was Fair Housing. The title of this informative session was Opportunities for Discrimination and How Owners and Agents Accidentally Put Themselves at Risk.

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Compliance Violations and #MeToo

In 2018, the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) reported sexual harassment claims were up 13.6% YoY, which is most likely due to the significant impact of the #MeToo movement. Although these numbers have increased in the broad demographic of the EEOC, many multifamily executives have said they haven’t seen any change in claims.

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