National origin

Protected Class
This category refers to "the country where a person was born, or, more broadly, the country from which his or her ancestors came." Fair Housing Act of 1968.

New Detailed Statistics on Race, Hispanic Origin, Ancestry and Tribal Groups

created on Thu, 2017-07-13   •   updated on Thu, 2017-07-13
Today the U.S. Census Bureau released detailed statistics of social, economic, housing and demographic characteristics for hundreds of race, tribal, Hispanic origin and ancestry populations. These tables from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey contain the most detail for these populations and are available at numerous geographic levels. The tables released today are: The 2011-2015 American Community Survey American Indian and Alaska Native Tables. The 2011-2015 American Community Survey Selected Population Tables. This is the second iteration of these tables. The first set of tables were...Open Publication

Annual Report on Fair Housing, FH 2008: The State of Fair Housing

created on Mon, 2017-07-10   •   updated on Mon, 2017-07-10
HUD’s FHEO Annual Report to Congress provides an overview of the year’s FHEO events, guidance, enforcement, compliance. https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=DOC_12309.pdfOpen Publication

Annual Report on Fair Housing, FY2010

created on Mon, 2017-07-10   •   updated on Mon, 2017-07-10
HUD’s FHEO Annual Report to Congress provides an overview of the year’s FHEO events, guidance, enforcement, compliance. https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=ANNUALREPORT2010.PDFOpen Publication

Annual Report on Fair Housing, FY2011

created on Mon, 2017-07-10   •   updated on Mon, 2017-07-10
HUD’s FHEO Annual Report to Congress provides an overview of the year’s FHEO events, guidance, enforcement, compliance. https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=FY2011_annual_rpt_final.pdfOpen Publication

Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Annual Report to Congress, FY 2014-2015

created on Mon, 2017-07-10   •   updated on Mon, 2017-07-10
HUD’s FHEO Annual Report to Congress provides an overview of the year’s FHEO events, guidance, enforcement, compliance. Jan. 19, 2017, https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=FY2016FHEOAnnualReport.pdfOpen Publication

U.S. Census: Housing Data

created on Mon, 2017-07-03   •   updated on Wed, 2017-07-05
This document includes selected census materials from the U.S. Census Bureau website (https://www.census.gov/) that pertain to fair housing, as well as to housing in general. It includes links to the American Housing Survey, American Community Survey, Housing Vacancy Survey, Families and Living Arrangements, as well as specific links to resources about family status and older persons, and national origin/ancestry.Open Publication

America Divided

created on Mon, 2017-06-26   •   updated on Wed, 2017-06-28
The EPIX-Original docu-series America Divided features stories about inequality in education, housing, healthcare, labor, criminal justice and the political system – all woven into an eight-story, five-part series. The full series is now available on multiple platforms, such as EPIX , Hulu , and Amazon . To learn more, visit https://americadividedseries.com/ . A HOUSE DIVIDED One of the eight stories in this groundbreaking series focuses on the divide in housing. In A House Divided , legendary TV producer Norman Lear explores housing inequalities in New York City. The creator of “All in the...Open Publication

Housing Needs of Native Hawaiians: A Report From the Assessment of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs

created on Fri, 2017-06-09   •   updated on Mon, 2017-06-26
The following was originally published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, and is reproduced here with the Department's permission. Housing Needs of Native Hawaiians: A Report From the Assessment of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs Authors: Corey, Kristen Biess, Jennifer Pindus, Nancy Sitko, Doray Release Date: May 2017 (104 pages) Posted Date: June 9, 2017 Based on a household survey conducted for this study plus decennial census and ACS data, this study compares Native Hawaiian households in...Open Publication

Language Access for Limited English Proficiency Borrowers: Final Report

created on Thu, 2017-06-01   •   updated on Mon, 2017-07-10
Conducted by Kleimann Communication Group for Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, April 2017 For this project Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac asked Kleimann to identify major barriers for Limited English Proficient (LEP) borrowers in accessing mortgage credit. Their study applied best practices in consumer testing to explore these issues with members of five different language groups: Chinese (Mandarin), Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. The testing was designed to explore the following research questions about how LEP borrowers engage in the mortgage process. See the publication: https://www.fhfa...Open Publication

Fair Housing: Harassment & Retaliation - Sample Policy

created on Mon, 2017-05-22   •   updated on Mon, 2017-05-22
This customizable handbook produced by the Fair Housing Partners of Washington State contains information on harassment and retaliation prohibited by the Fair Housing Act, Washington state/local fair housing laws. It contains a sample harrassment and retaliation policy and guideline for staff, and guidelines for residents. This publication also addresses harassment against local protected classes (sexual orientation, gender identity, veterans, etc.).Open Publication

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