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02 Mar, 2017, 17:00 ET Statement from Lisa Rice, Executive Vice President of the National Fair Housing Alliance on the Confirmation of Dr. Ben Carson as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The National Fair Housing Alliance strongly urges Dr. Ben Carson, in his new role as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...


05 Dec, 2016, 13:15 ET National Fair Housing Alliance Accuses Mortgage Giant Fannie Mae of Racial Discrimination in 38 U.S. Metro Areas

Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and 20 local fair housing organizations from across the United States filed a housing...


31 Aug, 2016, 12:00 ET Bank of America Accused of Racial Discrimination in 30 U.S. Metropolitan Areas and 201 Cities

Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and nine local fair housing organizations filed an amended discrimination complaint against Bank...


16 Oct, 2013, 09:04 ET Civil Rights Organizations Add Cities and New Evidence to Housing Discrimination Complaint against U.S. Bank

New Cities: Baton Rouge, Indianapolis, Memphis, and Milwaukee New Cities and New Evidence: Metropolitan Chicago New Evidence: Baltimore...


25 Sep, 2013, 16:06 ET Civil Rights Organizations Add Cities and New Evidence to Housing Discrimination Complaint against Bank of America

New Cities:  Denver, Las Vegas, Memphis, Philadelphia, Tucson New Evidence: Atlanta, Dayton, Miami, Washington, D.C. Area  Today, on...


14 Nov, 2012, 13:21 ET National Fair Housing Alliance and Paralyzed Veterans of America Settle Housing Discrimination Lawsuit against HHHunt Corporation

Real Estate Developer Agrees to Retrofit Apartment Complexes in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina to Meet Accessibility...


23 Oct, 2012, 15:34 ET Fair Housing Organizations Find Bank of America Discriminates in the Midwest

National Fair Housing Alliance and Member Agencies Allege Discrimination in Marketing and Maintenance of Foreclosed Homes in Chicago, Milwaukee and...


25 Sep, 2012, 16:53 ET Fair Housing Organizations File Discrimination Complaint Against Bank of America

National Fair Housing Alliance and Member Agencies Allege Discrimination in Marketing and Maintenance of Foreclosed Homes in Georgia, Texas, Ohio,...


12 Jul, 2012, 17:01 ET National Fair Housing Alliance Applauds DOJ's Fair Lending Settlement with Wells Fargo

Urges More Enforcement of Nation's Anti-Discrimination Laws  Shanna L. Smith, President and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance,...


17 Apr, 2012, 14:37 ET Fair Housing Organizations File Discrimination Complaint Against U.S. Bank

National Fair Housing Alliance Alleges Discrimination in Marketing and Maintenance of Foreclosed Properties Today, the National Fair...


10 Apr, 2012, 18:42 ET Fair Housing Organizations File Discrimination Complaint Against Wells Fargo

National Fair Housing Alliance Alleges Discrimination in Marketing and Maintenance of Foreclosed Properties  Today, the National Fair...


04 Apr, 2012, 14:18 ET Civil Rights Organizations Uncover Discrimination by Banks in Treatment of Foreclosed Properties

Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and four of its local member organizations announced the results of an undercover investigation...


10 Feb, 2012, 15:39 ET National Fair Housing Alliance Applauds the City of St. Paul for Removing Key Fair Housing Case from the Supreme Court

   Shanna L. Smith, President and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance, made the following statement today in response...


29 Nov, 2011, 18:13 ET National Fair Housing Alliance Applauds Temporary Order to Block Section of Alabama's Anti-Immigrant Law

On November 23, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama temporarily ordered certain Alabama officials to halt...


21 Oct, 2011, 17:04 ET Fair Housing Organizations Applaud Ohio Senator for Supporting Federal Funding

Recognizing the crucial work by non-profit fair housing organizations in Ohio and nationwide, the Senate voted Thursday to restore level funding of...


11 Apr, 2011, 12:56 ET Civil Rights Groups Find Banks Discriminate in Their Treatment of Foreclosed Properties

Investigation Reveals that Banks' Record for Maintaining Their Properties in African-American Neighborhoods Is Worse than in White Neighborhoods...


06 Apr, 2011, 14:47 ET Undercover Investigation Finds Fraud Common Among Mortgage Loan Modification Companies

Today, four fair housing organizations released their findings of a year-long undercover investigation of 80 loan modification companies, which...


03 Mar, 2011, 16:22 ET Civil Rights and Consumer Organizations Urge House to Oppose Bills that Shut Out Homeowners and Abandon Communities

Today, 24 civil rights and consumer organizations urged the House Financial Services Committee to oppose bills that would end the major foreclosure...


03 Feb, 2011, 11:35 ET NFHA Partners with HOPE LoanPort™ to Promote Fair Housing

Organizations Join Forces to Offer Fair Housing Training HOPE LoanPort™ and the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) announced today that...


08 Dec, 2010, 16:50 ET National Fair Housing Alliance Announces Support for Amendments to Fair Housing Act

HOME Act Provides Protections Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Source of Income Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Chair of the...


07 Oct, 2010, 12:45 ET National Civil Rights Groups Renew Call For Immediate Moratorium On All Home Foreclosures

National civil rights groups, including the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the National Fair Housing Alliance, National Council...


09 Aug, 2010, 12:45 ET Large Multifamily Developer Accused of Housing Discrimination

Fair Housing Organizations File Federal Lawsuit against SC Bodner Company for Discrimination against People with Disabilities On Thursday, August...


26 May, 2010, 11:29 ET Levels of Housing Discrimination Remain at Historic High in 2009

National Fair Housing Alliance Calls on Federal Government to Improve Enforcement Efforts, Broaden Law to Protect Public Today, the National...


21 May, 2010, 10:26 ET Fair Housing Organizations Applaud Senate Passage of Bold Financial Reform

Statement of Shanna Smith, President & CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance: The National Fair Housing Alliance applauds the U. S....


13 Jan, 2010, 13:00 ET Landmark Civil Rights Agreement Will Increase Housing Accessibility Across Country

Nation's Fifth-Largest Housing Developer to Retrofit Record Number of Apartments for People With Disabilities, Create National Accessibility Fund...