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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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An Important Step for Equal Opportunity

Last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a final rule to standardize implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s discriminatory effects standard (HUD Press Release). Included in this rule is a confirmation that the Fair Housing Act … Continue reading

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