Bristol Redevelopment & Housing Authority

Bristol Redevelopment & Housing Authority

April is Fair Housing Month!

WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today kicked off Fair Housing Month 2015 with the launch of a new national media campaign that will help the public recognize various forms of housing discrimination and what they should do if they believe their housing rights have been violated.

“Every American deserves a fair chance to secure safe and stable housing,” said HUD Secretary Julián Castro. “At the core of everything we do to improve housing opportunities is a firm belief that no family should ever be denied the opportunity to own or rent a home because of what they look like, where they come from, how they get around, how they speak, who they love and other circumstances of life. HUD’s fair housing efforts level the playing field so that folks have a solid foundation upon which they can achieve their dreams and build for the future.”

The new campaign, which consists of print and digital Public Service Announcements, is being launched as the nation celebrates the 47th anniversary of the passage of the 1968 Fair Housing Act, the landmark law that was passed one week after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  More…

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