Fair Housing Act

July 23, 2020 08:46 PM
The Trump administration's executive order to terminate and replace federal enforcement of anti-discrimination policies at the local level, citing the burden it put on municipalities, enraged advocates of equitable housing practices.
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July 02, 2020 04:20 PM
A bevy of housing advocates spoke against President Trump's threat to remove the Affirmatively Further Fair Housing Rule, a regulation that aims to end racial segregation.
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Seven real estate companies are now facing age-discrimination complaints over allegations they used advertisements posted on Facebook to filter out potential clients over a certain age.
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September 06, 2019 11:47 AM
With its proposal to restrict disparate-impact claims, the Trump administration seems determined to solve a problem that does not exist.
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August 06, 2019 11:59 AM
Banks need to mitigate potential bias in algorithmic predictive models using artificial intelligence, as regulators are weighing how to oversee the emerging technology.
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July 31, 2019 05:51 PM
Under a proposal yet to be officially unveiled, plaintiffs relying on the so-called “disparate impact” doctrine would have to show a more direct link between a lender’s policy and discriminatory effect.
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July 29, 2019 06:17 PM
The Department of Housing and Urban Development approved a settlement in favor of the California Reinvestment Coalition against CIT Group's OneWest Bank, which Steven Mnuchin ran before he became Treasury secretary.
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The. U.S. housing market is splitting along racial lines, with black homeownership dropping to the lowest level since at least 1970 — just two years after the Fair Housing Act was passed.
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June 24, 2019 04:29 PM
Fuller transparency from lenders in the mortgage decision process and disclosure on disapprovals would help keep biases in check and take down racial barriers to homeownership, according to a study by Clever Real Estate.
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June 18, 2019 09:00 PM
The little-known unit was launched in the wake of efforts by the CFPB and HUD to cut back on fair-lending activities, but the reach of the 10-month-old office is still unclear.
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