October 31, 2013

A Day in the Life – Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO)

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Welcome to the second edition of a new blog series, A Day in the Life, which will introduce you to HUD employees and highlight the important work they do.   So you think you’ve been discriminated against, now what? Ask someone in HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) how they help fight […]

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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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