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|

Is your home fit to live in?

When a landlord rents property to a tenant as a place to live in, the property must be in a “habitable” condition.  “Habitable” means fit to live in.  It is important that you know what to do if your home you are renting is not fit to live in.  We have received many calls in the last week about […]

April 5th, 2015|Housing|Comments Off on Is your home fit to live in?|

Petaluma Bounty Fights Food Waste Turning Food Insecure Recipients into Participants

Kaiser Permanente Community Benefits Program has awarded Petaluma Bounty a $10,000 grant for the Bounty Hunters Bi-lingual Network during the 2014- 2015 season. Began in 2006, Petaluma Bounty Hunters gleaning program’s focus continues to be to increase access to healthy food by harvesting fresh fruits and vegetables in local gardens, homes, and farms that would otherwise go to waste. […]