Press Releases

HOME Receives Two Federal Grants for $425,000
October 3, 2016

HOME was awarded $425,000 of the total $38 million under the Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) to prevent, uncover, and counteract discriminatory housing practices in Virginia.

Executives, inc. Rescinds English-Language Policy
August 3, 2016

Housing Discrimination Complaint Settles for $33,000.

Statement on Tim Kaine
July 22, 2016

Tim Kaine and His Work with HOME and Fair Housing

HOME Announces $100,000 Housing Accessibility Fund
April 4, 2016

HOME announces the launch of its $100,000 housing accessibility fund to increase housing accessibility in the Richmond metro region.

Virginia General Assembly Comes Closer Than Ever
March 16, 2016

The 2016 session of the Virginia General Assembly session has come to an end, but not without significant progress for fair housing.

Historic Progress: Va. Senate Passes SB67 LGBT Housing Bill!
January 29, 2016

With a vote of 25-15, Va. Senate passes SB67!

$600,000 settlement in Housing Accessibility Lawsuit in Richmond, Va.
December 3, 2015

Read about the settlement with the developers, architects and builders of Shockoe Valley View Apartments in Richmond, Va.

Mortgages to Minorities Limited in the City of Richmond
November 17, 2015

HOME study shows disparities in lending by the five largest mortgage lenders in the city.

HOME Applauds new HUD Fair Housing Regulation
July 10, 2015

An important new fair housing regulation – aimed at promoting diverse, inclusive
communities and overcoming the negative effects of segregation – was issued  by the U.S.Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

HOME applauds Supreme Court’s Landmark Decision on Fair Housing
June 25, 2015

Disparate Impact Can Be Used to Enforce the Fair Housing Act.

Judge Reinstates Shockoe Valley View Apartments Fair Housing Disability Case
June 4, 2015

The Court agreed that HOME and NFHA’s allegations of discrimination against people with disabilities are “fit for judicial resolution.

Dept. of Justice Urges Court to Reinstate Fair Housing Complaint
May 29, 2015

DOJ Urges Federal Judge to Reinstate Fair Housing Complaint Against Shockoe Valley View Apartments in Richmond, Va.

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