What is Identity Theft?
Identity Theft is the largest consumer complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) annually. If you have been the victim of identity theft, it could mean someone has used your name to: make purchases, get credit cards, rent an apartment or obtain utilities without your permission.
What is Identity Theft?
The Justice Department announced an agreement with a California municipality and a homeowners’ association to resolve allegations of discrimination on the basis of familial status in violation of the Fair Housing Act. The lawsuit alleged that the city and homeowners’ association unlawfully sought to restrict residency at a housing development to seniors aged 55 and older without taking the steps required to qualify for an exemption to the Fair Housing Act, such as routine age-verification...
Code of Federal Regulations for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Title 24 Volume 1, Parts 0 to 199. Revised as of April 1, 2003. Containing a codification of documents of general applicability and future effect
Sec. 800. [42 U.S.C. 3601 note] Short Title This title may be cited as the "Fair Housing Act". Sec. 801. [42 U.S.C. 3601] Declaration of Policy It is the policy of the United States to provide, within constitutional limitations, for fair housing throughout the United States. Sec. 802. [42 U.S.C. 3602] --
Housing discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability is illegal by federal law. If you have been trying to buy or rent a home or apartment and you believe your rights have been violated, you can file a fair housing complaint.
A state appeals panel today overturned Gov. Chris Christie’s effort last June to abolish the Council on Affordable Housing, reviving the controversial agency.
Two young housing advocates say racial segregation still widespread. Davis and Fron said they understand that they're millennials, members of a generation often cast as being "post-racial." But their experiences have taught them that racial integration in housing is fragile and still requires hard work and commitment.
A disabled Gulf War veteran is getting a $20,000 settlement in a federal lawsuit claiming he was repeatedly fined for keeping a companion dog in his Park City condo.
The trouble continues for Bank of America (BAC). According to a press release issued Monday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) alleges the bank is guilty of discriminating against borrowers with disabilities.