Category Archives: Publications

New Criminal Background & Housing Fact Sheet

The Fair Housing Center is pleased to announce the release of our seventh Fair Housing Fact Sheet. The new fact sheet is titled “Fair Housing, Criminal Background & Arrest Record.” You can find all of our fact sheets here.  

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Criminal Background, Arrest and Conviction Record and Fair Housing

This article was originally published in our Spring 2014 Newsletter. The United States Department of Justice advises that more than 650,000 ex-offenders are released from prison every year1, and social scientists and legal scholars now estimate up to 65,000,000 people are … Continue reading

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New FHC Project Highlights Local Stories on Housing Discrimination

The Fair Housing Center has a visual storytelling project in the works! Read about the project now on “Our Stories” webpage. The Codrington family, after settling their 1992 housing discrimination case

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HUD Study Confirms Equality Still Needed

Discriminatory Treatment Found Towards LGBT Community in Housing Market

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Fact Sheet on HUD’s Equal Access Rule

In March, 2012, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released new regulations to ensure equality for LGBT people in housing. HUD published a rule (discussed here previously) that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status … Continue reading

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