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Cases & Matters

The Fair Housing & Community Development Project partners with law firms to provide a range of pro bono legal assistance.  Click on the links below to learn more about the project’s legal services.

Community LawyeringSupporting community organizing and advocacy campaigns.

Litigation – Challenging discrimination and loan modification scams through the courts.

Policy – Legislative and administrative advocacy at the federal, state, and local levels.

Nonprofit Incorporation and Capacity-BuildingStrengthening community-based organizations.

Transactional Legal AssistanceAssisting and advising nonprofits on real estate development.

Amicus Briefs – Supporting the development of civil rights case law.


Active Fair Housing Litigation



The Fair Housing & Community Development Project assists organizations working on the following issues:

  • Affordable and supportive housing development and preservation
  • Fair housing
  • Community revitalization and blight removal
  • Environmental justice and community health
  • Food access
  • Youth development
  • Community benefits agreements
  • Community-based planning


The Fair Housing & Community Development Project supports community-based organizations, including:

  • Community development corporations
  • Affordable housing developers
  • Community-based coalitions
  • Neighborhood associations
  • Advocacy organizations
  • Fair housing organizations
  • Community land trusts
  • Social service providers
  • Community health clinics
  • Urban farms

To learn more, please email the Fair Housing & Community Development Project at

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