March 7, 2013

HUD Marks National Consumer Protection Week

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Looking for a housing counselor or want to learn more about your fair housing rights?  The answer may be on your smart phone or tablet!  Recently, HUD launched two new mobile apps designed to help consumers learn about and enforce their housing rights and how to get the help they need from hundreds of HUD-approved […]

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March 4, 2013

HUD’s Got an App (Housing Discrimination) For You….

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If you happen to be out searching for a home or an apartment, and have questions about whether  a lender can deny you a loan because you are on maternity leave or whether a landlord has the right to deny you a service animal,  you may want to check out a new app that can […]

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February 28, 2013

HUD and BET Chairwoman Debra Lee Salute African American History Month at HUD

Throughout Black History Month we honor the legacy of African Americans who have helped shape our great nation. Earlier this week, I was pleased to welcome BET Chairwoman and CEO Debra L. Lee to HUD, and join with HUD staff to affirm this important legacy. The message of Black History Month is a particularly significant […]

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February 8, 2013

Reaffirming the Fair Housing Act

Great strides have been made toward ending discrimination in housing since passage of the Fair Housing Act in 1968. Unfortunately, discrimination continues, often in subtle forms. I’m proud to announce that today HUD took an important step forward in our continuing efforts to expose and end discrimination in housing, through the issuance of a rule […]

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December 21, 2012

Service animals and the comfort they can bring during the holiday or any season…

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Christmas comes but once a year, and when it comes it brings good cheer. Although I’d like to think this holds true for everyone, I know there are some people who struggle during this time of year. Whether it’s dealing with the loss of a loved one, overall depression or just stress that comes with […]

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