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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

A Paired-Testing Pilot Study of Housing Discrimination against Same-Sex Couples and Transgender Individuals

created on Thu, 2017-06-29   •   updated on Mon, 2017-07-17
Much of what we know about housing discrimination against lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people comes from surveys. But these personal experiences may only represent the most blatant forms of discrimination. To more accurately document discrimination against same-sex couples and transgender homeseekers, we conducted studies in the Dallas–Fort Worth, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC, metro areas using paired testing, a powerful research tool that can capture discrimination in action. Our findings indicate that in the early stages of the rental search process, housing providers...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

Domestic Violence & Fair Housing - Sample Policy

created on Mon, 2017-05-22   •   updated on Mon, 2017-05-22
Sample policy produced by the Fair Housing Partners of Washington State. This policy includes legal background, as well as guidelines for use with applicants and residents who have been involved in domestic violence incidents.Open Publication

Domestic Violence and Your Housing Rights

created on Mon, 2017-05-22   •   updated on Mon, 2017-05-22
Brochure produced by the Fair Housing Partners of Washington State provides information on the housing rights of victims of domestic violence in Washington state. Also available in Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.Open Publication

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