Fair Housing Act
Facebook Announces Plans to Stop Discrimination in Housing, Employment, and Credit Advertising
The company announced Tuesday that it would stop allowing advertisers of housing, jobs, and credit to target people based on characteristics such as race, gender, age, national origin, family status, and disability.
Inside an Idaho Homeowners Association's Frosty War Over One Resident's Lurid Christmas Pageant
A federal jury awarded $75,000 to a couple after their homeowners association tried to prevent them from putting on a week-long Christmas extravaganza. It's a rare loss for homeowners associations, which usually have a broad authority for Grinchiness.
David Simon on His New HBO Miniseries, 'Show Me a Hero'
The Wire creator and former Baltimore Sun reporter talks about a historic public housing fight, race, and what makes white people go “batshit, batshit crazy.”
One of the Biggest Banks in the Country Is Being Sued for Racial Discrimination
An unusual lawsuit against M&T Bank draws on secret videotapes and recordings to argue that the bank’s loan officers discriminated against blacks, Latinos, and Asians who applied for mortgages.
Are the Feds Finally Doing Something About Housing Discrimination?
After decades of inaction, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has begun to move against two localities for allegedly violating the Fair Housing Act.
Segregation May Be Less of a Problem, But It's Still a Problem
A new look at economic and crime indicators in segregated U.S. neighborhoods finds the same old problems of inequality.
The Housing Crisis in America: Widespread Discrimination
A nationwide survey by HUD reveals, again, that minorities face racism in the housing market. But HUD, again, chooses not to punish the offenders.