Fair Housing

Federal, state, and local fair housing laws are clear:  No discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, family status, or disability.

The City of Greensboro prepared an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AnalysisImpedimentsFairHousingChoice) with data and recommendations for programs and policies to promote fair housing.

Greensboro Housing Coalition prepared a report for the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation on FairHousingHealthyHomes, the racial disparities in housing conditions.

Greensboro Housing Coalition was awarded a grant from the Fulfilling the Dream fund to address racial disparities in housing opportunities.  Read our presentation at Housing Summit 2009 FulfillingTheDream.

Elon law students researched policies and programs that promote fair housing in other communities and made the ElonPresentation at Housing Summit 2009.

Dr. Stephen Sills, in UNCG’s Sociology Department, compared the experiences of white, African-American, and Hispanic rental applicants in the study DIH_Project_Preliminary_Report_5-5-08 and mortgage loan approvals by race in the study FairLending.  Both studies were presented to the City of Greensboro’s Analysis of Impediments committee.

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