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Mar 02, 2017, 16:00 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...


Aug 31, 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 of...


May 17, 2016, 11:54 ET Travelers Insurance Accused by NFHA of Discrimination against Apartment Owners Renting to Tenants with Housing Choice Vouchers

Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) announced the filing of a federal lawsuit alleging race, sex, and source of income discrimination...


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

Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance and six of its member organizations announced that they have amended their federal housing discrimination...


Sep 25, 2013, 04:06 ET Civil Rights Organizations Add Cities and New Evidence to Housing Discrimination Complaint against Bank of America

Today, on the one year anniversary of their initial complaint with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the National Fair...


Nov 14, 2012, 01:21 ET National Fair Housing Alliance and Paralyzed Veterans of America Settle Housing Discrimination Lawsuit against HHHunt Corporation

The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) have settled a federal housing discrimination lawsuit against...


Oct 23, 2012, 03:34 ET Fair Housing Organizations Find Bank of America Discriminates in the Midwest

Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), the HOPE Fair Housing Center, the South Suburban Housing Center, the Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair...


Sep 25, 2012, 04:53 ET Fair Housing Organizations File Discrimination Complaint Against Bank of America

Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and five of its member organizations around the country announced a federal housing discrimination...


Jul 12, 2012, 05:01 ET National Fair Housing Alliance Applauds DOJ's Fair Lending Settlement with Wells Fargo

Shanna L. Smith, President and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance, issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice...


Apr 17, 2012, 02:37 ET Fair Housing Organizations File Discrimination Complaint Against U.S. Bank

Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and four of its member organizations announced a federal housing discrimination complaint against...


Apr 10, 2012, 06:42 ET Fair Housing Organizations File Discrimination Complaint Against Wells Fargo

Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and four of its member organizations announced a federal housing discrimination complaint against...


Apr 04, 2012, 02:18 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 into ...


Feb 10, 2012, 03:39 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 to the City of St. Paul's...


Nov 29, 2011, 06:13 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 enforcement of ...


Oct 21, 2011, 05:04 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...


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

Today, on the forty-third anniversary of the signing of the federal Fair Housing Act, four fair housing organizations released their findings of a...


Apr 06, 2011, 02:47 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...


Mar 03, 2011, 04:22 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...


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

HOPE LoanPort™ and the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) announced today that they will collaborate to promote fair housing for borrowers facing...


Dec 08, 2010, 04:50 ET National Fair Housing Alliance Announces Support for Amendments to Fair Housing Act

Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, along with Judiciary...


Oct 07, 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 of...


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

On Thursday, August 5, the National Fair Housing Alliance and two of its member organizations filed a housing discrimination lawsuit in the United...


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

Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) reported that housing discrimination remained at a near historic level in 2009. "A Step in the Right ...


May 21, 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: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070420/NFHALOGO ) The...


Jan 13, 2010, 01:00 ET Landmark Civil Rights Agreement Will Increase Housing Accessibility Across Country

Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and its member fair housing organizations in Atlanta, Ga., Melbourne, Fla., and Napa and Marin,...