2009 State of Fair Housing Report Released

WASHINGTON – The Department of Housing and Urban Development today released the Obama Administration’s first annual report on the state of fair housing in America. HUD’s Fiscal Year 2009 annual State of Fair Housing Report highlights the agency’s progress in enforcing the Fair Housing Act,…

“Money Follows the Person” Program

40 million available to local housing agencies to assist 5,300 families WASHINGTON – Thousands of Americans with disabilities will have housing assistance specifically targeted to meet their needs, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan…

Vietnam-era Veteran Allegedly Denied Use of Service Animal

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that it is charging two Poughkeepsie, New York-area landlords with violating the Fair Housing Act for allegedly refusing to allow a Vietnam-era veteran suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to have a therapeutic service…