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“Beware of Predators after Hurricane Isabel”

September 29, 2003

Don’t be vulnerable to predators and contractors who may take advantage of a disaster situation. Please also see our Disaster Recovery Information Kit for a wealth of helpful post-disaster information including resources for home repairs and construction, filing insurance claims, applying for financial assistance, handling of hazardous debris, generator and chainsaw safety, household tips, crisis and legal counseling services, and contact information for other needed services.

Fair Housing Complaint Filed Against Chesterfield County Homeowner

April 30, 2003

Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) announced today that it has filed a fair housing complaint alleging discrimination based on race against a homeowner in Chesterfield County who refused to sell a house to an African-American woman.

Roanoke Press Conference: 21st Century-Rental Housing is Still a Black and White Issue

May 15, 2002

Blacks Face Discrimination 44% of the Time in Roanoke Rental Market While Many Illegal Barriers Continue for Those with Disabilities in Roanoke, Lynchburg, Charlottesville and Fredericksburg. Read the full report here.

Hampton Roads Press Conference: 21st Century-Equal Access to Housing?

May 7, 2002

Blacks Face Discrimination 60% of the time in Hampton Roads’ Rental Market while Many Illegal Barriers Continue for Those with Disabilities. Read the full report here.

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