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Public Housing Ordered for Dallas Suburbs On one of many lawsuits filed against HUD, local housing authorities, and cities to reverse decades of ghettoization of...

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NY State Found Guilty of Segregation In the 1960s and 1970s, New York State education officials and the State Legislature actively encouraged the perpetuation of...

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Landlord Tastes Own Medicine Newark landlord George Williams recently suffered a fate similar to that of Joe Pesci's character in the movie The Super, in...

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Landlord Tastes Own Medicine Newark landlord George Williams recently suffered a fate similar to that of Joe Pesci’s character in the movie The Super, in which a judge orders Pesci to serve time in the same decrepit building his tenants must endure daily. On November 22, Municipal Judge Paul R. Daniele ordered Williams to serve […]

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Rent Control Under Siege By the time you read this, rent control ordinances throughout Massachusetts will have been saved or abolished depending on the result...

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California tenants save rent control with major grassroots effort In a major, hard-won victory for tenants, the Senate Judiciary Committee defeated AB 1320 (Costa), the...

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Jury Awards $3.2 Million in Lending Discrimination Case In the first jury trial in the United States dealing with mortgage lending discrimination, an individual was...

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ACORN Tenant Union Launched in Public Housing One of the worst legacies of the Reagan-Bush years is the state of the nation's public housing. While...

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Community development news notes on housing programs, Americorps, corporate support for LISC, and federal legislation.

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Jury Awards $3.2 Million in Lending Discrimination Case In the first jury trial in the United States dealing with mortgage lending discrimination, an individual was awarded $3.2 million in damages after a jury determined that he was discriminated against when denied a loan by First Gibraltar Bank (now known as First Madison Bank, FSB).  Gordon […]

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