August 22, 2018, 11am PDT
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is taking on one big fish and a few little fish in the battle against housing discrimination.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
May 11, 2018, 9am PDT
Prices remain depressed in most formerly redlined neighborhoods, but several such areas in Denver now boast higher home values than the city as a whole.
April 16, 2018, 2pm PDT
Pittsburgh will continue its pursuit of a "source of income" law to protect against housing discrimination.
April 3, 2018, 6am PDT
The department's activities, or lack thereof, under the Trump administration have caused housing advocates a lot of consternation. Under Ben Carson, is HUD abandoning its fair housing mission?
March 29, 2018, 1pm PDT
A long-brewing controversy has finally resulted in legal repercussions for Facebook.
March 27, 2018, 9am PDT
The practice of redlining was outlawed in 1977, but its effects have been indelible.
March 10, 2018, 1pm PST
Although it's unclear if the change is final, it's been widely reported that leadership at the U.S. Department of Housing and Development is pushing to remove wording about racial discrimination from the organization's mission statement.
February 21, 2018, 6am PST
The U.S. Department of Justice is taking another look at a development decision made by the Louisville Metro Council in October 2017.
February 9, 2018, 5am PST
Call it buyer beware: the real estate website Trulia is offering a new tool to helps house hunters evaluate whether communities discriminate against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender residents.
January 31, 2018, 12pm PST
Poor air quality has decimated the health of residents in this predominantly black community ringed by highways.
January 4, 2018, 9am PST
The largest private landlord in the U.S. faces a discrimination suit for refusing to rent to people with criminal records.
Center for Investigative Reporting
November 22, 2017, 12pm PST
Last year, ProPublica revealed that Facebook's advertising features were allowing discriminatory housing advertisements in conflict with Fair Housing Act. After promising to improve, Facebook still fails the standards of federal law.
September 29, 2017, 5am PDT
A comic strip succeeds in presenting the complex history of redlining and housing discrimination.
August 4, 2017, 5am PDT
According to Next City, a new mapping tool from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition reveals the roots of gentrification in addition to making stark a history of discrimination.
July 10, 2017, 2pm PDT
A study of three of the country's population and cultural centers reveals the kinds of discrimination same-sex couples and transgender individuals are likely to encounter on the rental market.
May 14, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of San Jose, California is crafting regulations to give renters and low-income residents more rights and access to fair housing.
March 29, 2017, 10am PDT
Transgender apartment hunters regularly encounter "discrimination with a smile," according to a new study.
February 22, 2017, 7am PST
A Dallas non-profit has sued Texas Governor Greg Abbott over what it calls a blatantly racist law that allows landlords to refuse payment in federal housing vouchers.
October 20, 2016, 6am PDT
The Mapping Inequality website documents how the liberal ideals of the New Deal devolved into discrimination and inequality.
August 4, 2016, 12pm PDT
The decision by the Baltimore County Council allows landlords to continue using "source of income" as criteria for prospective tenants. Such practices are often used to bar residents relying on housing vouchers.