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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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HUD Secretary Donovan Encourages Public Housing Authorities to Give Ex-Offenders Second Chances

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovon and Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing Sandra Henriquez wrote a letter to the Executive Directors of the Country’s Public Housing Authorites (PHA’s) on June 17, 2011 encouraging them to help ex-offenders reunite with their … Continue reading

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