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Fair Housing and Community Development

Press Releases

May 8, 2018

Civil Rights Groups Sue HUD over Suspended Implementation of Fair Housing Rule

December 5, 2016

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Responds to Nomination of Dr. Ben Carson as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

July 14, 2016

Lawyers’ Committee Helps to Secure Historic Agreement to Promote Economic Development in South Baltimore

July 12, 2016

Civil Rights Organizations Call for Airbnb to Implement Reforms to Eliminate Discrimination

July 11, 2016

Lawyers’ Committee Urges D.C. Council to Lift Housing Barriers Faced by People with Criminal Histories

April 4, 2016

Lawyers’ Committee Opens Nationwide Inquiry Into Housing Providers That Impose “Blanket Bans” Upon Applicants Who Have Had Contact with the Criminal Justice System

March 24, 2016

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling that Village of Garden City Intentionally Discriminated By Zoning Out Affordable Housing; Nassau County Must Now Stand Trial for Affordable Housing Steering Policy

August 28, 2015

National Lawyers’ Committee and Mississippi Affiliate Commemorate Tenth Anniversary Of Katrina

July 8, 2015

Lawyers’ Committee Applauds Release of Final HUD Rule Implementing Duty to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing

April 10, 2015

The Fight for Fair Housing Still Rages

July 19, 2013

HUD Releases Proposed Regulation to Address the Fair Housing Act’s Requirement to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing

September 1, 2009

Court Approves $925,000 Settlement in Housing Discrimination Case Reached Between the Lawyers’ Committee and the Town of Smithtown in March

August 26, 2009

Port Wentworth, Georgia Settlement Requires Equal Municipal Services to African-American Communities

March 5, 2009

Lawyers’ Committee Fights for Enforcement of State Fair Lending Laws Against National Banks

December 10, 2008

Mississippi Housing Advocates File Suit Against HUD Over Diversion of Hurricane Recovery Funds

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Publications

March 9, 2018

Letter to HUD regarding its mission statement

August 1, 2010

Five Years of Commitment: Providing Legal Assistance Post Hurricane Katrina

December 9, 2008

National Commission on Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Report

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Posts

April 15, 2016

The Fight for Fair Housing in Arkansas

March 8, 2016

In Light of the Supreme Court’s Denial of Certiorari in San Jose, California Case, the Time Is Right to Advocate for Inclusionary Zoning

August 27, 2015

The Lawyers’ Committee’s Deep and Continuing Commitment to Disaster Assistance for Low Income and Minority Households on the Gulf Coast

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