fair housing

Has COVID-19 Resulted in Less Racism in Housing Sales?

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. 

NCRC Applauds Final Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

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 …

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NCRC Reacts to Supreme Court Decision Upholding Use of Disparate Impact Analysis in Fair Housing

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: …

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Summary: Proposed Changes to CRA Q&A

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 …

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