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|

Join the team and be part of the solution….SHARE

SHARE of Sonoma County, a program of PPSC launched a homesharing program in August 2014. SHARE (Shared Housing And Resource Exchange) is a free program for Sonoma County residents and helps to match two or more unrelated people to share a home.  We are looking for a part-time employee to help with administrative work and resource navigation.  More about the […]

April 22nd, 2015|Housing, Seniors, Serving Families|Comments Off on Join the team and be part of the solution….SHARE|