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Lansing Defend Civil Rights Comment Party

September 16, 2019 | Categories: About the FHC, Events | Tags: Defend Civil Rights, DefendCivilRights, Disparate Impact, Disparate Impact Claim, lansing

The current administration is trying to roll-back an extremely important part of the Fair Housing Act, called the “Disparate Impact Rule.” This is an attack on housing and civil rights that could deeply impact communities of color, families with children, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities. Help protect our neighborhoods from discrimination and #DefendCivilRights! Join […]

FHC Joins National Groups Opposing Changes to the Disparate Impact Rule

September 13, 2019 | Categories: About FHC, About the FHC, News | Tags: Defend Civil Rights, DefendCivilRights, Disparate Impact, Disparate Impact Claim

The Fair Housing Center has joined a diverse coalition of civil rights groups in a campaign to “Defend Civil Rights” aimed at mobilizing thousands of people across the country to oppose the proposed rule and sound the alarm on its widespread, harmful consequences. We believe that if the rule is finalized, it would be virtually […]

Defend Civil Rights

September 6, 2019 | Categories: About FHC | Tags: civil rights, Defend Civil Rights, Disparate Impact, Disparate Impact Claim, Fair Housing Act, HUD, NFHA

A vital protection against housing segregation and discrimination is under attack. The current administration is attempting to rollback protections against housing discrimination by gutting a part of the Fair Housing Act (FHA). At stake is a protection under the FHA called “disparate impact.” This protection says that lenders, landlords, and other housing professionals should choose policies that […]

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