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Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Restore Fair Housing Protections

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

In late June, Congresswoman Maxine Waters introduced House Resolution 6220, which if passed, would restore a number of fair housing protections that were eliminated by the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) over the last two years. In early August, HR 6220 was referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution… Read More »

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Bank of America Sued for Failing to Maintain Foreclosed Properties in Minority Neighborhoods

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

In late June, the National Fair Housing Alliance, 19 other housing groups, and two Maryland homeowners filed a lawsuit against Bank of America, alleging that the financial institution violated the Fair Housing Act (FHA) by intentionally failing to maintain foreclosed homes in minority neighborhoods, despite consistently maintaining similar properties in primarily white areas. According… Read More »

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HUD Investigates Facebook Over Housing Advertisements

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently reopened an investigation into Facebook’s advertising practices. The investigation was initiated earlier this year after Facebook was accused of giving advertisers the ability to exclude certain ethnic groups from seeing housing advertisements posted on their site. The reopened investigation follows hot on the heels of… Read More »

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New Federal Bill Seeks to Expand Fair Housing Act to Cover Gender Identity

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

Earlier this year, a new bill was introduced in the Senate, that if passed, could significantly expand the protections offered under the Fair Housing Act (FHA). Currently, the FHA prohibits housing discrimination based on color, race, national origin, sex, familial status, and disability. The law’s proponents seek to expand the protections offered by the… Read More »

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