August 4, 2011

Protecting Women from Unlawful Mortgage Lending Practices

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Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov Bringing a new child into a family and buying a house are two momentous and happy occasions for any family.  When HUD’s Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity (FHEO) learned that some mortgage lenders had policies or practices that make qualifying for a mortgage more difficult for pregnant women or […]

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May 23, 2011

Advancing Fair Housing as Communities Rebuild

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Our guest blogger today is John Trasviña, HUD Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity HUD and other federal agencies are working closely with state, local and private organizations to provide needed assistance to families and communities hard hit by tornados and flooding.  In the midst of this, HUD’s Office of Fair Housing & Equal […]

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April 7, 2011

HUD to Host Fair Housing Twitter Chat

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Hi I’m John Trasviña, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. I would like to invite you to talk directly with me about Fair Housing Month during a live Twitter chat on April 8 from 2:00 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern time. This month marks the 43rd anniversary of President Johnson signing the Fair Housing […]

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April 1, 2011

HUD Celebrates Fair Housing Month

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April marks Fair Housing Month and the 43rd anniversary of President Johnson signing the Fair Housing Act into law. Borne out of the tragic assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King and the culmination of local and national civil rights struggles, the Fair Housing Act established the Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity (FHEO) at […]

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