July 24, 2013

#Housing101: Knowing Your Rights

In the 1940’s, my grandparents left Jim-Crow Alabama to move to the de-segregated northern town of Cleveland, Ohio.  My grandfather returned to Cleveland after WWII and decided that he wanted to move from the inner-city to the suburbs. He fell in love with a picket fence house in a neighborhood a few miles outside of […]

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May 17, 2013

Fair Housing Means EVERYONE

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By Public Affairs Staff This past Wednesday, Secretary Donovan spoke to the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) and highlighted the many accomplishments the Administration and HUD have realized on behalf of the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender (LGBT) Americans: HUD and this administration have taken historic steps in the area […]

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May 7, 2013

HUD and City of Barberton (OH) settle fair housing discrimination claim involving group home

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the City of Barberton settled a claim after a five-month dispute over the expansion of a group home. The city will grant the permit and pay $4,250 to the home’s owners and an attorney, according to the settlement released Monday. The city’s planning department initially granted […]

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April 26, 2013

Louisville gets on the bus for Fair Housing Month

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Over 100 people gathered at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the National Fair Housing Act and Fair Housing Month.  Housing leaders were on hand to provide opening remarks in support of this year’s theme, Our Work Today Defines Our Tomorrow, which was followed by a talk on […]

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