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So Who Gets to Live in Your House?

This fantastic example of government overreach was a story I covered for Chalcedon’s magazine back in 2010.

https://chalcedon.edu/resources/articles/feds-drop-case-against-woman-who-sought-christian-roommate

A local government “fair housing” agency in Michigan cut loose on a woman for advertising, on her church’s bulletin board, for a Christian roommate to live with her in the house that she owned. 142 more words

Religion

Two Fair Housing victories for NJ condo residents who were denied their requests for support animals

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Two condo associations in New Jersey settled complaints filed by residents, both of them fair housing claims following denial of their requests for support animals. 561 more words

HOA

Texas Housers and advocacy partners receive support in lawsuit against HUD over failure to enforce fair housing law

Numerous cities and states, including the City of Austin, as well as housing and anti-poverty advocates, filed amicus briefs this week in support of a complaint Texas Housers, Texas Appleseed and the National Fair Housing Alliance filed against the U.S. 465 more words

Local Issues

$7.5 M HOA lawsuit in NY claims religious discrimination, Fair Housing violations

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Another fair housing lawsuit filed in New York adds to a growing list of religious discrimination complaints filed by homeowners and residents against their association-governed community (HOA). 566 more words

HOA

Civil rights groups amend lawsuit to challenge HUD's latest attempt to erode fair housing progress

The National Fair Housing Alliance, Texas Housers and Texas Appleseed filed an amended complaint and a new preliminary injunction motion in their lawsuit against the U.S. 516 more words

National Issues

TBR Coloring Contest "What Home Means To Me" Winners

First Annual Tallahassee Board of Realtors Coloring Contest

To celebrate Fair Housing Month, the Tallahassee Board Of Realtors teamed up with Centennial Bank and the Boys and Girls Club of The Big Bend to host a regional coloring contest. 57 more words

Tallahassee News And Developments

Call to Action: Cut out criminal record discrimination from Champaign's City Code

At our general meeting in May, we gave an overview on our efforts to strike an exemption in Champaign’s City Code. This exemption, Section 17-4.5, allows landlords to discriminate against people up to five years after they have served their time in prison. 1,704 more words