July 13, 2012

The Battle Against Housing Discrimination – A Team Effort

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Greg Crespo, Presidential Management Fellow in the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity According to the National Fair Housing Alliance, there are an estimated four million instances of housing discrimination occurring annually in the U.S.; neither the non-profit sector, nor federal and state governments, can tackle fair housing investigation, enforcement, outreach, and education on […]

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July 9, 2012

MakingHomeAffordable.gov Launches New Resources for Spanish-Speaking Homeowners at Risk of Foreclosure

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Cross posted from Treasury.gov Studies show that Latino families have been among the most deeply impacted by the foreclosure crisis. Many continue to struggle with their mortgage payments and those with limited English proficiency remain among the most vulnerable to foreclosure prevention scams. Fortunately, help is available for millions of struggling families, including those with […]

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June 18, 2012

Celebrating equal access to housing during LGBT pride month

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Our guest blogger today is Samuel Pearson-Moore, HUD’s Office of General Counsel. When I came to work at HUD in August 2011, I was pleased to learn about the ground-breaking research and studies HUD is doing to focus on the LGBT community. As President Obama wrote in his 2012 proclamation recognizing June as LGBT pride month: […]

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