As real estate agents scramble for new business, compliance with civil rights laws may not be the first thing on their minds. Yet evidence suggests that as housing sales plummeted in April, the amount of racial discrimination in the housing sales market plummeted alongside it.
The practice of restricting neighborhoods to certain races or incomes was a significant part of America’s segregated past. Discrimination in lending and housing is generally less overt than it used to be, but it’s still a problem.
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) and 45 additional community and fair housing organizations have submitted a joint comment letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) encouraging the department to maintain the disparate impact standard, which the agency has proposed to weaken.
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) has hired Dedrick Asante-Muhammad as Chief of Equity and Inclusion.
A six-part series reflects on the role of public housing in America.
Carson suspended the rule in January, allowing local and state governments to continue receiving HUD grants without compliance with the full requirements of the Fair Housing Act.
This proposal is part of a comprehensive effort by the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress to restrict access to the safety net and reduce the levels of assistance for those who do qualify.
The Democratic Senator said officials are rolling back anti-discrimination protections for people of color in the face of modern-day redlining.
Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s release of the final Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We are very pleased that HUD has issued a final Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule. This rule is a huge step forward …
Washington, DC – Today, in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project upholding the use of disparate impact analysis in the enforcement of the Fair Housing Act, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s (NCRC) President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: …
NCRC CRA Q&A Issue Brief. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve Board, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “Agencies”) recently released a proposed update to the Community Reinvestment Act Q&A. The Agencies regularly review examination policies, procedures, and guidance to better serve the goals of CRA. Following the publication …
Letter to FHFA Director Melvin Watt Regarding Proposed Enterprise Housing Goals.