Press Releases

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.

HOME settles Fair Housing Complaint against retirement housing provider
May 26, 2015

Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc. (HOME) has settled a fair housing complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) against a retirement housing provider.

Fannie Mae Accused of Racial Discrimination in 34 U.S. Metro Areas
May 13, 2015

NFHA and 19 Civil Rights Groups File HUD Complaint Over Neglected Foreclosures.

Press Release: Equality Means Business for Housing Providers
March 31, 2015

Housing Opportunities Should Be Based on Qualifications not Orientation.

HOME Shows Evidence of Housing Discrimination Against the LGBT Community
January 29, 2015

The Virginia Fair Housing Act needs added protections.

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