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Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Disaster Toolkit (July 2007)

created on Wed, 2017-03-15   •   updated on Wed, 2017-03-15
The leadership of the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) strongly believes that, as fair housing professionals, we have a responsibility to ensure that persons affected by disaster are not victimized when searching for a new place to call home. As a measure of prevention and pro-action, FHEO has collaborated with a group of Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) and Fair Housing Initiative Program (FHIP) agencies and other fair housing professionals to develop a fair housing toolkit for emergency preparedness. Toward this end, FHEO engaged the Dixon Group and Emergency...Open Publication

Group Homes, Local Land Use, and the FHA -- Joint Statement of HUD and DOJ

created on Mon, 2017-03-06   •   updated on Mon, 2017-03-06
Since the federal Fair Housing Act ("the Act") was amended by Congress in 1988 to add protections for persons with disabilities and families with children, there has been a great deal of litigation concerning the Act's effect on the ability of local governments to exercise control over group living arrangements, particularly for persons with disabilities. The Department of Justice has taken an active part in much of this litigation, often following referral of a matter by the Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD"). This joint statement provides an overview of the Fair Housing Act...Open Publication

A Zip Code Should Not Determine a Child's Future

created on Tue, 2016-05-10   •   updated on Thu, 2016-11-17
Many variables can shape a child’s outcome in life–like the zip code where a child grows up. That’s because not all neighborhoods have the same opportunities and resources, such as quality schools, transportation, housing, healthcare, food and jobs. The good news is that there are many ways to improve our communities so that everyone has a fair chance to succeed, regardless of zip code. You can play a vital role in your local community. FAIR HOUSING. SHARED OPPORTUNITY IN EVERY COMMUNITY.Open Publication

Everyone Thrives in a Vibrant Community

created on Tue, 2016-05-10   •   updated on Thu, 2016-11-17
We all want access to opportunities in our neighborhoods, such as quality schools, healthcare, housing, food, jobs and transportation. However, in many communities these resources are very limited. Be a part of the movement to ensure everyone lives in safe housing and has access to opportunities that help us all succeed. FAIR HOUSING. SHARED OPPORTUNITY IN EVERY COMMUNITY.Open Publication

April is Fair Housing Month (2016)

created on Thu, 2016-03-31   •   updated on Thu, 2017-01-12
2016 Fair Housing Poster - Fair Housing Month poster of a road map, housing icon, employment icon, public transportation icon, shopping icon, banking, icon, schools icon, health care icon, grocery store icon, and parks and recreation icon, depicting Shared Opportunity in Every Community.Open Publication

When We Embrace Diversity, We Build Stronger Communities

created on Thu, 2016-01-28   •   updated on Fri, 2017-01-13
Studies show that diversity helps broaden children’s social networks by creating opportunities for interaction across racial and ethnic lines. And that in turn contributes to greater tolerance, fair-mindedness and openness. Housing discrimination deters the creation of diverse communities. The federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status or disability. To file a discrimination complaint or to learn more about fair housing and diverse communities, contact HUD or your local fair housing center. Fair housing is your...Open Publication

When We Embrace Diversity, We Build Stronger Communities

created on Thu, 2016-01-28   •   updated on Fri, 2017-01-13
Studies show that diversity helps broaden children’s social networks by creating opportunities for interaction across racial and ethnic lines. And that in turn contributes to greater tolerance, fair-mindedness and openness. Housing discrimination deters the creation of diverse communities. The federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status or disability. To file a discrimination complaint or to learn more about fair housing and diverse communities, contact HUD or your local fair housing center. Fair housing is your...Open Publication

When We Embrace Diversity, We Build Stronger Communities

created on Thu, 2016-01-28   •   updated on Fri, 2017-01-13
Studies show that diversity helps broaden children’s social networks by creating opportunities for interaction across racial and ethnic lines. And that in turn contributes to greater tolerance, fair-mindedness and openness. Housing discrimination deters the creation of diverse communities. The federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status or disability. To file a discrimination complaint or to learn more about fair housing and diverse communities, contact HUD or your local fair housing center. Fair housing is your...Open Publication

When We Embrace Diversity, We Build Stronger Communities

created on Thu, 2016-01-28   •   updated on Fri, 2017-01-13
Studies show that diversity helps broaden children’s social networks by creating opportunities for interaction across racial and ethnic lines. And that in turn contributes to greater tolerance, fair-mindedness and openness. Housing discrimination deters the creation of diverse communities. The federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status or disability. To file a discrimination complaint or to learn more about fair housing and diverse communities, contact HUD or your local fair housing center. Fair housing is your...Open Publication

When We Embrace Diversity, We Build Stronger Communities

created on Thu, 2016-01-28   •   updated on Thu, 2017-01-12
Studies show that diversity helps broaden children’s social networks by creating opportunities for interaction across racial and ethnic lines. And that in turn contributes to greater tolerance, fair-mindedness and openness. Housing discrimination deters the creation of diverse communities. The federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status or disability. To file a discrimination complaint or to learn more about fair housing and diverse communities, contact HUD or your local fair housing center. Fair housing is your...Open Publication

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