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News Conference Call Wed., April 30 at 11am

April 29, 2014

On Wednesday, April 30, HOME, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), and the Toledo Fair Housing Center will hold an online news conference/webinar to announce new evidence and a second federal housing discrimination complaint against Deutsche Bank.

Danville Man discriminates against African-American homeseekers

April 22, 2014

Danville Man’s Racially Discriminatory Housing Practices
Cost Him $25,000 in Court

A Tale of Two Recoveries

March 11, 2014

U.S. Bank Continues to Provide Poor Maintenance and Marketing of Foreclosures in African-American and Latino Neighborhoods in Hampton Roads and other cities

News Conference Call Tuesday, March 11 at 12 PM

March 10, 2014

Announcement regarding filing of an amended federal housing discrimination complaint with additional evidence including Hampton Roads against U.S. Bank. for continuing failure to maintain and market foreclosed homes.

HOME Files Housing Discrimination Complaint Against Richmond Retirement Community

February 5, 2014

HOME has filed a fair housing complaint with HUD claiming The Towers Retirement Community’s policies on the use of motorized mobility devices constitute illegal housing discrimination against people with physical disabilities.

HOME Releases An Opportunity Map of the Richmond Region

December 4, 2012

The Richmond region will only be able to move forward by addressing housing as a gateway to opportunity.

Mortgage Refinance Bills Would Save $1.2 billion for 346,507 Virginia Homeowners

July 18, 2012

“These bills will benefit Virginia’s families significantly,” says Ali Faruk, Director HOME’s Center for Housing Leadership, “Given how the weak housing market continues to be a drag on our economy, we need to do all we can to make the housing market stronger. Helping Virginia homeowners refinance will reduce household debt and boost the economy.”

HOME’s President will retire January 1, 2012

June 14, 2012

Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc., today announced that its long-time President, Connie Chamberlin, will retire on January 1, 2012.

Press Conference to Release New Report Highlighting Foreclosures & Housing Market

February 20, 2012

Foreclosures, Subprime Mortgages and Increase in Vacant Properties are Hurting Economic Growth in the Commonwealth.

Report Evaluates Virginia Housing Crisis & Impact of American Jobs Act

October 17, 2011

The Center for Housing Leadership at Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia Inc (HOME) released a report today entitled “Virginia’s Neighborhoods and the American Jobs Act.” This report evaluates “Project Rebuild” in the American Jobs Act which provides for $15 billion to rehabilitate and refurbish vacant and foreclosed homes and businesses. The report analyzes which communities in Virginia have been hardest hit by the housing crisis and could benefit the most from this portion of the American Jobs Act.

Illegal Online Housing Ads Ask for Sex

March 18, 2010

HOME filed 20 complaints with the federal and state government alleging that advertisements on Craigslist and other sites violated fair housing laws.

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