Fair Housing

Resources

Video

President Lyndon B. Johnson's remarks on signing the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (April 11, 1968)

President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (April 11, 1968) - no audio

"Foreclosure Crisis: Reasons, Repercussions, and Real Solutions," Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference Townhall at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC (September 25, 2008)

Websites

HUD Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Office Website

Housing and Civil Enforcement Section of the Department of Justice Website

HUD Fair Housing Materials - Downloadable posters, fair housing logos, and free webcasts (multiple languages)

Fair and Equal Housing Timeline - created by the Howard University School of Law Fair Housing Clinic

Kerner Commission Report Text - summary of the 1968 National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders Report

Reports

Housing Discrimination against Racial and Ethnic Minorities 2012 (pdf), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research (June 2013)

An Estimate of Housing Discrimination against Same-Sex Couples, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research (June 2013)

The Fair Housing Act (FHA): A Legal Overview (pdf), Congressional Research Service (November 25, 2013)

The Future of Fair Housing (pdf), National Commission on Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (December 2008)

Civil Rights and the Mortgage Crisis (pdf), United States Commission on Civil Rights (September 2009)

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