Fair Housing Laws Turn 50 Years Old
As part of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, the Fair Housing Act was signed which meaningfully protected home buyers and renters from discrimination. Zillow Research published an insightful article where they take a look at the origin of the Fair Housing Act, its history and its future.
Many communities across the country continue to fight against segregation and discrimination by making affordable housing a priority. As such, we offer you a way you can make a difference in the battle for equality. Check out Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action. The National Low Income Housing Coalition and the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding calls on folks to act in support of affordable housing by engaging with our local government. Let’s celebrate the Fair Housing Act by ensuring it remains alive and well.