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Noteworthy News & Cases

2014

10/27/2014
HUD's Draft of Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher FAQs

2013

07/18/2013
HUD's Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing DRAFT RULE
(<60-Day Comment Period)
HUD Document

07/15/2013
NFHA Announces Spanos Settlement Grant
NFHA Media Release

07/09/2013
Bank Of America Customers Seek Loan Modifications Amid Whistleblower Scandal
Progressive Illinois LLC

06/27/2013
National Fair Housing Alliance Applauds the Housing Opportunities
AFHA Media Release

06/21/2013
National and Dallas Fair Housing Groups Settle Case against Housing Developer
AFHA Media Release

06/21/2013
NFHA Settles With TX Developer
NFHA Media Release

06/18/2013
HUD Finds Same Sex Couples Experience Significant Housing Discrimination
NFHA Media Release
HUD Report

06/12/2013
Subtle Housing Discrimination Persists According to HUD Report
AFHA Media Release

06/11/2013
Racial and Ethnic Minorities Face More Subtle Housing Discrimination
HUD Media Release

06/10/2013
Apt Pays $147K To Gay Couple
Des Moines Register

06/06/2013
NFHA and Wells Fargo Announce Homeownership Collaboration
NFHA Media Release
Complaint
Conciliation Agreement

06/06/2013
NFHA Announces Wells Fargo Settlement
NFHA Media Release
Complaint
Conciliation Agreement

06/05/2013
HUD Guidance On Olmstead Case and Subsidized Housing
Bazelon Center Notice
HUD Guidance

05/30/2013
Oregonian Locked Out Fair/Affordable Housing Series: A 1 Year Update
Oregon Housing Blog

05/30/2013
Our Town: Vanport
OPB Article
OPB Radio

05/17/2013
Evicting Children
Study Published in Social Forces Journal

05/10/2013
DOJ Settles With St. Bernard Parish for $2.5 Million in Discrimination Suits
DOJ Media Release

05/08/2013
DOJ Settles with Oregon Developer
eNews Park Forest

05/05/2013
Appeals Court Says NY County Violated Housing Pact
The Wall Street Journal

05/04/2013
DOJ Settles with BAC (BOA) Servicing, Saxon Mortgage
DOJ Media Release

04/30/2013
HUD Issues Notice On Assistance Animals and RAs
HUD Media Release, Additional Resources
HUD Documents (04/25/2013)

04/30/2013
HUD-DOJ Joint Statement on Design & Construction Requirements
HUD-DOJ Document

04/29/2013
AZ Haven for Deaf Faces Discrimination Charges
New York Times

04/25/2013
Most Linguistically Diverse Areas of Pdx Region
Greater Portland Pulse

04/23/2013
Ending "No Section 8" Policies
OPB Radio
OPB Article

04/23/2013
Westchester County's State of the County
(pgs 20-25 speak to County's view of AFFH violations)
Westchester Document

04/21/2013
Fair Housing Month Ad
Oregonian

04/17/2012
NFHA Files US Bank Complaint
NFHA Media Release
Complaint
News Presentation

04/17/2013
DOJ Settle Suit Against MS Landlords for Familial Status Discrimination
DOJ Media Release

04/16/2013
Library Story Time Features Fair Housing Rights
Gresham Outlook

04/15/2013
Westchester Loses Again on Fair Housing
The New York Times Editorial

04/13/2013
Clybourne Park Digging Into Place and Race
Oregonian

04/04/2012
Discrimination by Banks in Treatment of Foreclosures Uncovered
NFHA Media Release
News Presentation
Report

04/02/2013
NHMC Applauds AP for Historic Decision to Drop the I-word
NHMC Media Release

03/22/2013
On Clybourne Street
PCS Blog

03/19/2013
Portland Center Stage Crew Takes FHCO's Historic Bus Tour
PCS Blog

03/19/2013
FL Housing Developer Settles Accessibility Suit for $1.4M
South Florida Business Journal

03/15/2013
Portland Housing Bureau Takes FHCO's Historic Bus Tour
PHB Posting

02/24/2013
HUD's Disparate Impact Rule Praised by Advocates, Misunderstood by Critics
Huffington Post

02/20/2013
Inclusionary Zoning, Section 8, and Housing Discrimination in Oregon
KBOO Radio

02/15/2013
HUD's Discriminatory Effects Standard, Final Rule
HUD Document

02/13/2013
Changing Neighborhoods Can Change Your Life
APM Marketplace Article
APM Marketplace Audio

02/08/2013
HUD Issues Final Rule Formalizing Standard on Discriminatory Effects in Housing
HUD Media Release

01/29/2013
Pdx's P Club Charged With Transgender Discrimination
The Oregonian

01/25/2013
HUD Settles Familial Status Claim with NH Real Estate Co.
HUD Media Release

01/23/2013
HUD Settles Disability Claim with US Bank
HUD Media Release

2012

11/23/2012
NW's Rural Gay Community Coming Out Of The Shadows
OPB Article / Radio

11/21/2012
Unwelcome Mat, Housing Discrimination Based on Sexual Identity or Orientation
Willamette Week

11/21/2012
TX Apt Notice Warns of ‘Adolescents of Afro-American Race’
MSNBC

10/10/2012
NFHA Alleges BOA of Discrimation In Treatment of Home Foreclosures
NFHA Media Release
Complaint
News Presentation

09/27/2012
Q Center and BOLI Announce Strategic Advocacy Partnership
BOLI Media Release

09/25/2012
NFHA Files BOA Discrimination Complaint
NFHA Media Release
Complaint

09/14/2012
Boise Told to Pay $1M in Shelter Case
Idaho Statesman

08/31/2012
NFHA Amicus Curiae On NB Anti-Immigration Law
Brief of Amicus Curiae

08/22/2012
BOLI Secures $50,000 in Albany Fair Housing Case
BOLI Media Release

08/22/2012
BOLI Secures $75,000 in Pdx Fair Housing Case
BOLI Media Release

08/17/12
A Mother Tries To Atone For A Deadly Hate Crime
NPR Article
NPR Audio Interview

08/14/12
Painting Party for Masonic Lodge Hit by Racist Graffiti
Skanner Article

08/13/12
Stop Bullying.gov Video Challenge
HUD Contest Announcement

08/10/12
Solidarity Event Against Racism on Mississippi Ave.
Skanner Article

08/09/12
Racist Graffiti on Historic N. Pdx Masonic Lodge
Oregonian Article

08/06/12
Winchester, CT 'Systematically' Discriminate Against Minorities: Lawsuit
Huffington Post Article

07/29/12
Service Animals Help More Than the Blind
Spokesman-Review Article

07/12/12
Eugene man pleads guilty to racial intimidation
KGW.com Article

07/12/12
Pdx's Human Rights Commission Forms Fair Housing Task Force
Oregonian Article

07/11/12
FH Advocacy Committee Works on a Third Plan to Battle Discrimination
Oregonian Article

07/07/12
Pdx Tour Showcasing Discrimination, Segregation Warns Riders to 'Buckle Up'
Oregonian Article

07/02/12
He's A Cool Cat: Service Animal Makes Debut at Representative Assembly
National Education Assn. Article

06/25/12
Supreme Court Invalidates Most of Arizona's 'Papers Please' Law
Daily Kos Article

06/21/12
Condo Association to Pay $1M in Disability Discrimination Case
Fair Housing Coach Article

06/15/12
Pdx's Human Rights Commission Statement on "Locked Out" Series
HRC Media Release

06/09/12
A Shared Path to Fair Housing
Oregonian Article

06/03/12
Locked Out: Failure of Pdx-Area Fair Housing
Oregonian Article

03/20/2012
Ruling on Racial Disparate Impact in Housing Tax Credits Case Against TX Agency
Court Order

03/19/2012
Race Discrimination Suit Filed in NY
-Fair Housing Justice Center Article
-Complaint

03/14/2012
HUD On Ex-Offenders in Public Housing
Midwest Affordable Housing Mgmt. Assn. Article

03/07/2012
Senate Hearing on Lending Discrimination, Foreclosure Abuses
-Televised Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
-NFHA Media Release

03/05/2012
LGBTQ Equal Access to HUD Housing
HUD Webinar

03/05/2012
How Animals And Humans Heal Each Other
-NPR Radio
-NPR Article

03/01/2012
Oregon History Comics Series Delves into Issues of Discrimination
Portland Mercy Article

02/23/2012
Analysis of Proposed Federal Budget
Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center Article

02/23/2012
Mystery Shoppers Expose Rental Discrimination
WSDU.com Video

02/22/2012
HUD and NFHA Launch Media Campaign
Joint Media Release

02/21/2012
HUD and NFHA Launch Media Campaign
Joint Media Release

02/20/2012
Long Island Discriminatory Land Use Case to Proceed
-Fair Housing Justice Center Media Release
-Complaint

02/14/2012
HBO's 'The Loving Story' and the Supreme Court Ruling on Interracial Marriage in the 1950s
-HBO Trailer on YouTube
-HBO Director's Interview
-The Loving Story Site

02/13/2012
WA Governor Signs Historic Marriage Equality Legislation
Governor Gregoire Media Release

02/13/2012
FHCO Receives 3 HUD Grants
FHCO Media Release

02/11/2012
Racial Discrimination Suit Filed Against Bernard Perish
Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center Medial Release

02/10/2012
Magner v. Gallagher Disparate Impact Case Withdrawn
-NFHA Media Release
-The Opportunity Agenda Article

02/10/2012
Million Awarded by Federal Jury for Discrimination Against Children
Fair Housing Center of the Greater Palm Beaches Media Release

02/10/2012
St. Paul Withdraws Petition in Housing Discrimination Case
MinnLawyer Blog Post

02/10/2012
Washington's Marriage Equity Legislation
Governor's Statement

02/09/2012
What the National Foreclosure Settlement Means for Oregon
Oregon DOJ Letter

02/06/2012
Justice without borders: Undocumented tenants rights (Spanish)
Univision of Portland Interview with Community Alliance of Tenants in Spanish
Note: FHCO's correct phone number is 800/424-3247 Ext. 2

02/06/2012
African American History Month
Governor's Proclamation

02/03/2012
The Myth of Desegregation: Discrimination and Criminal History
Time.com Article

02/01/2012
Report Suggests End of the Segregated Century
NPR's Talk of the Nation

02/01/2012
Segregation Is Still A Reality: A Response To ‘End of the Segregated Century’ Report
MetroTrends Blog Article

01/31/2012
FHC / DOJ Racial Suit Against St. Bernard Parish
-Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center Media Release
-DOJ Media Release

01/30/2012
HUD Issues New Rule LGBT Protections
HUD Media Release

01/28/2012
Portland's Q Center Applauds HUD Rule to Protect LGBT Households
Portland's Q Center Blog Post

01/21/2012
Fair Housing in Oregon with FHCO's Diane Hess
The Real Estate Show Radio Interview

01/16/2012
It's Not About the Bikes
Portland Mercury Article

01/16/2012
The Oregon Legislature's First Report Card on Racial Equity
-Facing Race Report Card
-OPB Think Out Loud Program
-Oregonian Article

01/13/2012
Amicus Briefs on Manger v. Gallagher Disparate Impact Case
-NFHA et. al Amicus Brief
-Former HUD Officials Amicus Brief (01/3/2012)
-All Amici Submitted
Importance of Disparate Impact; Talking About Magner v. Gallagher
-The Opportunity Agenda Article

01/12/2012
Whites Only Sign Posted in Housing Community
Yahoo! News Article

01/04/2012
President Appoints Head of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
NFHA Media Release

2012
Latino Community in Multnomah County: An Unselttling Profile
Coalition of Communities of Color and PSU Report

2011

05/24/2011
Serial Forced Displacement in American Cities, 1916–2010
J Urban Health

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