New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

High Plains Fair Housing Center works for affordable housing for all

 

October 7, 2019



Congress passed the Fair Housing Act with broad bipartisan support one week after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It remains one of the most critical pieces of civil rights legislation for advancing racial and other forms of equality. Since then, the FHA’s protection against discriminatory impacts on particular communities has enjoyed bipartisan support for over 45 years. Today, an administrative change to the Fair Housing Act threatens to unravel these key protections.

Most administrative changes go unnoticed, but a recent proposed change could have negative consequences...



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