Immigration Laws and Fair Housing: Rights, Rules, & What You Should Know

Immigrants are protected against harassment and discrimination under the Fair Housing Act regardless of immigration status. Here’s what you need to know about protecting yourself and your rights. To some degree, you are likely familiar with the Fair Housing Act and understand that the right to housing that’s free from discrimination is a civil

Public Housing and Housing Vouchers in Alabama: What You Need to Know

Public housing provides living space for low-income families and individuals across the state. Here is what you need to know about housing discrimination and public housing in Alabama. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for parties that might not

Fair Housing Outlook for 2020

In 2018, the Fair Housing Act – a law which protects people from discrimination when they are renting or buying a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance, or engaging in other housing-related activities – celebrated its 50th anniversary. When first established in 1968, the historic legislation marked the nation’s commitment to equal opportunities

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