Santa Rosa Housing Series

The following series of City Council meetings are designed to provide information on actions and opportunities specific to housing development, from the review process to funding.

Links to the reports can be found at: www.SRCity.org/HousingSeries

 FEBRUARY 23, 2016

Funding Resources for Housing: Revenues that can be redirected and/or adjusted for housing projects

Process Improvement Action Plan: Process improvements specific to the […]

February 18th, 2016|Housing|Comments Off on Santa Rosa Housing Series|

Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity for the Deaf

DEAF AND THOSE WHO USE WHEELCHAIRS
FACE ADDED DISCRIMINATION IN RENTAL HOUSING MARKET
National study finds deaf, hard of hearing, and those in wheelchairs told about fewer homes
WASHINGTON – Well-qualified homeseekers who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as homeseekers who use wheelchairs, are told about fewer available housing units than comparable homeseekers who can hear and walk, according […]

August 12th, 2015|Featured, Housing|Comments Off on Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity for the Deaf|

Supreme Court Preserves Protections of Fair Housing Law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an attempt to narrow the scope of the Fair Housing Act, one of the nation’s most important civil rights laws.

In the 5-4 vote, the “court acknowledges the Fair Housing Act’s continuing role in moving the nation toward a more integrated society,” the court wrote. The ruling said a housing discrimination case can […]

June 25th, 2015|Featured, Housing|Comments Off on Supreme Court Preserves Protections of Fair Housing Law|