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November

Thursday, November 16, 2017

HUD CHARGES KANSAS PROPERTY OWNERS WITH HOUSING DISCRIMINATION AFTER ALLEGED SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF TWO FEMALE TENANTS

October

Friday, October 13, 2017 HUD CHARGES PENNSYLVANIA LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATION AFTER POSTING ONLINE ANTI-FAMILY CLASSIFIED AD
Friday, October 6, 2017 HUD CHARGES MINNESOTA LANDLORD WITH HOUSING DISCRIMINATION AFTER DENYING VETERAN THE RIGHT TO KEEP HIS ASSISTANCE DOG
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 HUD ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO SETTLE DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINT AGAINST STATE OF MARYLAND

September

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 HUD REPORT FINDS PEOPLE LIVING WITH MENTAL DISABILITIES FACE SIGNIFICANT RENTAL HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

August

Thursday, August 10, 2017 FARÍAS SWORN IN AS HUD'S ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR FAIR HOUSING AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 HUD APPROVES DISCRIMINATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN CALIFORNIA FAIR HOUSING GROUP AND MARIN COUNTY LANDLORDS
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 HUD MAKES $38 MILLION AVAILABLE TO FIGHT HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

June

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 HUD APPROVES AGREEMENT BETWEEN NEVADA FAIR HOUSING GROUP AND LANDLORDS TO RESOLVE COMPLAINTS OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

May

Monday, May 22, 2017 HUD REACHES AGREEMENT WITH CALIFORNIA LANDLORDS ACCUSED OF DISCRIMINATING AGAINST HISPANIC FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 HUD CHARGES NEW HAMPSHIRE LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 HUD ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH CALIFORNIA CREDIT UNION TO SETTLE MATERNITY DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINT
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 HUD APPROVES AGREEMENT BETWEEN AFRICAN-AMERICAN COUPLE AND FARMERS INSURANCE RESOLVING DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS

April

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 HUD REACHES AGREEMENT WITH CALIFORNIA LENDERS TO RESOLVE CLAIMS OF UNFAIR LENDING PRACTICES AGAINST HISPANIC APPLICANT
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 HUD MARKS NATIONAL FAIR HOUSING MONTH

March

Friday, March 10, 2017 HUD AND NORTHERN ILLINOIS LENDER REACH FAIR LENDING SETTLEMENT

February

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 HUD CHARGES OKLAHOMA LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST VETERAN WITH DISABILITIES

January

Thursday, January 26, 2017 HUD REACHES SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS WITH OHIO AND FLORIDA INSURANCE COMPANIES ACCUSED OF VIOLATING FAIR HOUSING ACT
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 HUD CHARGES KANSAS LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST A GRANDMOTHER
Friday, January 13, 2017 HUD ANNOUNCES FAIR HOUSING AGREEMENT WITH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP IN PENNSYLVANIA RESOLVING DISCRIMINATORY ZONING ALLEGATIONS
Friday, January 6, 2017 HUD CHARGES BANK OF AMERICA WITH DISCRIMINATORY LENDING PRACTICES IN SOUTH CAROLINA

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