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HUD investigates Public Housing Community

March 9, 2017

Displacement, Poor Conditions, and Discrimination at Virginia’s First Privatized Public Housing Community.

Another Win for Accessible Housing in Richmond, Va.

January 19, 2017

Case settles for $50,000 and ensures The Lofts at River’s Fall will become accessible.

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.

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).

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