Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Just published a new edition of Fair Housing E-News. Check it out:


August Edition

July-August, 2010 - Vol. 16, No. 4


Welcome to this edition of the GBCHRB's Fair Housing E-News! This newsletter is produced by the GBCHRB as a public service. More info/resources: To read this issue of Fair Housing E-News, click here: fhnews10aug.pdf. Just a few of the August headlines are:

In Justice Department Fair Housing News...

Justice Department Files Lawsuit Alleging Disability-based Housing Discrimination at Louisville, Kentucky, Apartment Complex. Read the August 10, 2010, DOJ Press Release.

Jury Awards $115,000 to Victims of Housing Discrimination & Sexual Harassment.

Read the August 6, 2010 DOJ Press Release.

Justice Department Files Fair Housing Lawsuit Against Dalton Township, Michigan.

Read the July 28, 2010 DOJ Press Release.

Maryland News...

The "Day of Dignity" for the Homeless Will Be Held on September 4, 2010 at Massjod Ul Haqq.

Fair Housing Legal Round-Up - Source of Income Discrimination Legislation Defeated in Maryland House of Delegates. Read the legislative summary.

Interesting Reading...

Brown in Baltimore: School Desegregation and the Limits of Liberalism.

The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations.

Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less are the Keys to Sustainability.

Family Properties: Race, Real Estate, and the Exploitation of Black Urban America.

The Subprime Virus: Reckless Credit, Regulatory Failure, and Next Steps .

Housing Policy in the United States.

The Housing Boom and Bust.

Rest In Peace

David Ginsburg, Urban Advocate, 98.

Mario Obledo, Hispanic Rights Leader, 78.