Source of Income Discrimination
HUD Considering Cash Housing Assistance Pilot
Cash housing assistance in lieu of bureaucracy-laden vouchers could make affordable housing more accessible to low-income households.
Texas Law Bars Source of Income Discrimination
The law seeks to address a growing number of HOA regulations that prohibit renting to Section 8 voucher recipients.
Boise City Council Defers Source-of-Income Discrimination Ban
The council asked for a more detailed policy, expressing concern about the added burden on smaller landlords and the housing supply.
Boise to Consider Tenant Protections Package
A proposed set of new regulations would call for relocation assistance for displaced renters and ban source of income discrimination.
Enforcing Housing Discrimination Laws Falls Largely on Tenants, Nonprofits
With few enforcement mechanisms even in cities that have bans on source-of-income discrimination on the books, it’s up to nonprofit lawyers and tenants to sue landlords for retribution.
Housing Voucher Recipients Find Themselves With Fewer Options
Americans relying on federal rental assistance are struggling harder than ever to find affordable housing, braving years-long wait lists and reluctant landlords.
Charlotte To Consider Fines for Housing Voucher Discrimination
A proposed policy would fine landlords who refuse to rent to voucher recipients, calling it “source of income discrimination.”
What Are Housing Subsidies?
Housing subsidies can work in numerous ways, all with the common cause of easing the cost burdens of housing.
Iowa Makes it Easier for Landlords to Reject Housing Vouchers
The state of Iowa's Republican leadership preempted local laws that prevent landlords from rejecting housing vouchers as rent payment.
Los Angeles Clarifies and Strengthens Protections Against Source of Income Discrimination
Los Angeles officials hope a new law will cut off one of the city's pipelines to homelessness.
Los Angeles May Bar Source-of-Income Housing Discrimination
Officials hope that improving access to housing for people who use voucher programs will help prevent homelessness in the city.
Study: Housing Vouchers Fuel Racial Segregation
The trend should serve as a "wake-up call" for housing policy, researchers say.
Fair Housing Bill Targets Voucher Discrimination
A bipartisan bill tackles landlords' unwillingness to rent to housing voucher holders.
Section 8 Not Welcome
More landlords are refusing Section 8 vouchers for housing, neither willing to deal with the federal bureaucracy nor to risk missing out on the peak windfall of an expansive rental market.
San Diego Called Out for Section 8 Housing Discrimination
San Diego was identified for its failure to enact a Section 8 housing discrimination ordinance in a recent American Bar Association article. Poverty law attorney Parisa Ijadi-Maghsoodi explains the situation.
Denver Law Would End Source-of-Income Discrimination
The law would prohibit Denver landlords from refusing Section 8 vouchers as rental payment.
After Legal Setback, Pittsburgh to Appeal 'Source of Income' Decision
Pittsburgh will continue its pursuit of a "source of income" law to protect against housing discrimination.
San Jose Approves Tenant Protections, Studying a Ban on Voucher Discrimination
The city of San Jose, California is crafting regulations to give renters and low-income residents more rights and access to fair housing.
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