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|

Housing crisis plagues Petaluma

By ALLISON JARRELL, ARGUS-COURIER STAFF

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 6:32 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 6:32 a.m.

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Soaring rental costs, a lack of inventory and rising home prices are making it very difficult for people to stay, or find a home in Petaluma.

The City of Petaluma is looking to collect public input on present […]