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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.

Richmond Foreclosure Prevention Clinics

September 17, 2009

September 26, 2009: The City of Richmond & HOME are holding HOME Preservation Clinics to help those behind on their mortgages.

How To Help Yourself Avoid Foreclosure

June 29, 2009

HOME is making a free self-help kit available to homeowners who are behind on their mortgages.

Trust in Lending Act – HB 1776

January 8, 2009

Delegate Jennifer McClellan and Senator Donald McEachin filed legislation today to add a layer of protection for Virginia homeowners when dealing with mortgage brokers. The Trust in Lending Act (H.B. 1776) requires mortgage brokers in Virginia to act in the best interest of their clients.

Video: HOME Hampton Roads Press Release 2008

November 25, 2008

HOME releases 2008 Hampton Roads Audit Results (video)

HOME releases 2008 Hampton Roads Audit Results

October 9, 2008

Year-long fair housing audit by Housing Opportunities Made Equal shows increased number of discrimination and illegal barrier problems

Virginia’s Foreclosure Rescue Scam Law Now in Effect

July 24, 2008

The rise in foreclosures has spawned a new industry that takes advantage of vulnerable homeowners afraid of losing their homes. It is called the foreclosure rescue scam. Homeowners are tricked into paying for non-existent services, losing equity, or losing the home.

Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia now offers FREE Up-TO-Date Housing Statistics

May 30, 2008

The Center for Housing Leadership at Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc. (HOME) announces the release of the inaugural Virginia Housing Statistics Snapshot, a FREE data source for media focusing on the housing market in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Snapshot, which includes statistics related to housing from leading sources, organizes data-rich information on affordable housing, fair housing, and fair lending.

Equal Housing – Equal Voice

January 29, 2008

Housing Advocates to Converge on Capitol Square– January 31st.

Foreclosures Skyrocket in Virginia (Up 138%)

May 15, 2007

Foreclosures in Virginia increased by 138% in the first quarter of 2007, compared to the first quarter of 2006, according to data tracked by foreclosure specialists, RealtyTrac. Virginia’s rate of increase vastly exceeded the national average of 35%.

HOME opens Tidewater office

April 18, 2007

On April 19, 2007, Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc. (HOME) formally opens its doors in Portsmouth.

Visions of a Dream Photo Exhibit Media Advisory

April 11, 2007

Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc. and Wachovia have partnered to bring seminal images of those critical days of the Chicago Freedom Movement to Richmond by Chicago-Based Civil Rights Activist, Former Priest, and Photographer Bernard J. Kleina.

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