April 23, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Secretary Donovan visits with ADAPT to affirm HUD’s commitment to affordable, accessible, integrated housing. Housing Wire reports, “California bay area home sales hit 5-year high.” In Georgia, a $201 million HUD grant will provide funds for new homeless transitional housing. The Chicago Tribune notes Illinois’ 40th anniversary of federal Fair Housing Act. And, a statewide […]

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August 19, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

It’s Friday! Now, we know you’ll miss your daily dose of housing news this weekend, but hopefully today’s round-up will tide you through until Monday. Enjoy these stories – and, of course, your weekend. California’s attorney general is cracking down on lawyers who, the state says, defrauded vulnerable homeowners in 17 states by offering bogus […]

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March 24, 2011

Walking the Fair Housing beat

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Just as a police officer enforces the law, an Equal Opportunity Specialist at HUD enforces the Fair Housing Act that prohibits discrimination in the sale or rental of housing based on race/color, national origin, disability, religion, family status, and gender. One of the duties of these fair housing cops walking the beat is to investigate […]

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