HOME of Va. Receives Two Federal Grants for $425,000 to Combat Housing Discrimination in Virginia
January 23, 2018
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc. (HOME) $425,000 to prevent, uncover, and counteract discriminatory housing practices in Virginia under HUD’s Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP).
HUD settles RAD program complaint
October 3, 2017
Attorneys with the Legal Aid Justice Center (LAJC) and HOME filed the complaints on behalf of their clients to prevent further civil rights violations against their clients and other residents who were harmed in the RAD redevelopment process and/or continue to be discriminated against. Read the conciliation agreement here.
HOME & Wells Fargo Create $4 Million Partnership to Increase African-American Housing Opportunities
July 17, 2017
Lending investigation results in $4M Partnership and Compliance work. Read the partnership agreement.
Lawsuit Filed Against Fannie Mae
December 5, 2016
The lawsuit alleges that Fannie Mae purposely fails to maintain its foreclosures (also known as real estate owned or “REO” properties) in middle- and working class African-American and Latino neighborhoods to the same level as in white middle- and working-class neighborhoods.