February 4, 2014

That’s a First: A HUD Black History Fact

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Did you know that Robert Weaver, the first Secretary of HUD was also sworn in as the first African-American to hold a cabinet-level position? In fact, Weaver set the tone for HUD’s work today and is known for a series of firsts: working toward passage of the 1961 low-income rental housing program, the first piece […]

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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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April 14, 2011

Living Free: Celebrating the Accessibility Requirements of the Fair Housing Act

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Our guest blogger today is Bryan Greene, General Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity This week during the 43rd anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act, I asked one of my colleagues in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO), […]

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