Trump Administration Guts Fair Housing

Fair housing advocates denounce the Trump Administration’s newest effort to eliminate a critical desegregation tool and call on the President to concentrate on ensuring housing equity during a pandemic. (more…)

1000s Submit Comments Opposing HUD’s Attack on Civil Rights Protection

Businesses, Policymakers, Advocates, Experts speak out

Supporters from fair housing, education, health, technology, finance, government & law challenge HUD proposal to gut disparate impact tool under the Fair Housing Act as comment period ends

Join statewide Day of Action Thursday Oct 10th

LIHS Joins other NYS Civil Rights groups opposing
HUD’s undermining of the Disparate Impact Rule


HUD Offers $150 Million to Provide Affordable Housing to People with Disabilities

Funding expected to help approximately 18,000 non-elderly persons with disabilities


Transforming Public Housing into Book-Rich Environments Reaches One Million Books

WASHINGTON – In just its third year, a national campaign to promote literacy and a life-long love of reading has distributed one million books to children living in public housing. The Book-Rich Environments Initiative (BRE) is a collaboration aimed to transform public housing authorities (PHAs) into book-rich environments by providing diverse, high quality books and other literacy tools to children and families living in HUD-assisted housing (more…)

HUD Charges Facebook With Housing Discrimination over Company’s Targeted Advertising Practices

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging Facebook with violating the Fair Housing Act by encouraging, enabling, and causing housing discrimination through the company’s advertising platform. Read HUD’s Charge against Facebook. (more…)

Puppets! Housing Counseling!

Celebrate another 50th anniversary with a puppet show.


HUD and DOJ launch Public Awareness campaign against Sexual Harassment in Housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today released a public service announcement (PSA) to raise awareness of housing-related sexual harassment and to reach persons who are victimized by it.  (more…)

Joint Press Statement: Suffolk Federal Credit Union & Long Island Housing Services

Suffolk Federal Credit Union (SFCU) and Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS) are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement that resolves the civil rights complaint filed by LIHS with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 2016, regarding SFCU’s mortgage program. (more…)

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