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Where You Live is Your Choice

created on Sun, 2015-11-29   •   updated on Thu, 2017-01-12
Poster showing a Black mother and daughter: Don’t let anyone tell you differently. We found the home of our dreams, but the real estate agent said she thought we would be more comfortable in a different neighborhood. But I know it’s illegal to steer prospective homeowners to or from certain neighborhoods based on race or national origin. Report racial steering and put an end to it. Like we did. Fair housing is your right. Use it. Formatted for Bus Shelter. HUD website/phone for contact info.Open Publication

Fair Housing Basics: Removing Barriers to Housing Equity

created on Wed, 2017-03-29   •   updated on Wed, 2017-03-29
This 42-slide PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of fair housing basics, beginning with an analysis of unconscious bias. Customizable.Open Publication

Providing Fair Access to Housing for Individuals with Criminal Records

created on Thu, 2017-03-23   •   updated on Wed, 2017-03-29
This 29-slide PowerPoint training presentation from the Seattle Office for Civil Rights provides an overview of the disparate effect analysis related to the use of criminal records for applicants of rental housing. It can be customized with your agency contact information and logo.Open Publication

FAQs: Excluding the Use of Arrest Records in Housing Decisions

created on Wed, 2017-03-08   •   updated on Wed, 2017-03-08
These FAQs are issued by HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (“PIH”), Office of Housing, and Office of General Counsel to address questions raised by Notice PIH 2015-19 / H 2015-10, which was issued on November 2, 2015, and is entitled Guidance for Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) and Owners of Federally-Assisted Housing on Excluding the Use of Arrest Records in Housing Decisions. These FAQs are intended as a supplemental resource to Notice PIH 2015-19 / H 2015-10.Open Publication

Fair Lending - Learn the Facts

created on Wed, 2017-03-08   •   updated on Wed, 2017-03-29
Understanding fair lending, and the law that governs it is important for everyone. Knowing how your fair housing rights are protected under the federal Fair Housing Act can help you recognize lending discrimination.Open Publication

Fair Housing Enforcement—Occupancy Standards (Keating Memo)

created on Wed, 2017-03-08   •   updated on Wed, 2017-03-29
See Appendix A for the "Keating Memo" (Fair Housing Enforcement Policy: Occupancy Cases) SUMMARY: This statement of policy advises the public of the factors that HUD will consider when evaluating a housing provider’s occupancy policies to determine whether actions under the provider’s policies may constitute discriminatory conduct under the Fair Housing Act on the basis of familial status (the presence of children in a family). Publication of this notice meets the requirements of the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998. DATES: Effective date: December 18, 1998. [Docket No. FR–...Open Publication

Unintentional Discrimination

created on Mon, 2017-03-06   •   updated on Mon, 2017-03-06
Many cases of potential steering today stem from sales associates trying too hard to help their clients. Three brokers talk about the kinds of fair housing situations that can trip up professionals without them realizing it. (Length: 6:16) April 22, 2014, National Association of REALTORS View the YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6sox5NLtv4Open Publication

Do's & Don'ts: Saving Your Home

created on Tue, 2016-03-08   •   updated on Wed, 2017-02-01
This video, created by the Northwest Fair Housing Alliance, suggests Do’s & Don’ts for Homebuyers, for protected class members, on how to avoid foreclosure scams when researching ways to save one’s home from possible foreclosure. No captions.Open Publication

Facts & Tips for Homebuyers with Disabilities

created on Tue, 2016-03-08   •   updated on Wed, 2017-02-01
This video created by the Northwest Fair Housing Alliance presents facts, tips, and suggestions for homebuyers who have disabilities and the many resources that are available to them, as well as the signs of possible discrimination. No captions.Open Publication

Do's & Don'ts for Homebuyers

created on Tue, 2016-03-08   •   updated on Fri, 2017-01-13
Do's & Don'ts for HomebuyersOpen Publication

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