Fair Housing vs. Unfair Housing

Do you know the difference?

Knowing the difference between fair housing and unfair housing isn't as obvious as you might think. This blog aims to present a variety of important and interesting fair housing issues.

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If you live in an apartment, get familiar with your rights when it comes to housing discrimination, as well as your options for seeking justice.


Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Fair Housing Month Begins With Launch of New Awareness Campaign

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Today, the first day of what has become known as Fair Housing Month, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a nationwide media campaign aimed at spreading awareness of the Fair Housing Act (FHA), which was signed into law 47 Aprils ago.

The campaign, developed in partnership with the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), will include both print and digital public service announcements (PSAs) in several languages, along with webinars, training presentations, brochures, online videos, and social media outreach, according to a press release today from HUD.

You can view PSAs such as the following ones by visiting the NFHA's Fair Housing Resource Center:

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