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Disability discrimination in California

Posted on February 14, 2018

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) says it has reached a “Conciliation/Voluntary Compliance Agreement with the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa (HACCC) and the Vallejo Housing Authority (VHA).” Both are located in California. This resolves allegations of disability discrimination by the housing authorities, in violation of the Fair…

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Facing sexual harassment by residents

Posted on November 20, 2017

Last week at a conference, I overheard an interesting conversation about sexual harassment. A group of maintenance workers and property staff were talking about all the ways residents have “come on” to them, sometimes attempting to gain favor. These stories were about women- and men- of all ages, races, shapes and sizes. In each…

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Mentally disabled face “significant” discrimination

Posted on September 5, 2017

A new report from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sheds light on how the mentally disabled are treated when it comes to renting housing. The report says that “persons living with mental illness, intellectual or other developmental disabilities continue to face significant housing discrimination in the rental housing market.” When compared…

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#WednesdayWisdom: Foster Children

Posted on August 30, 2017

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom for Public Housing Professionals is on Foster Children. Sign up to get these videos sent to your mailbox each week! Please follow us!…

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Posted in Compliance, Public Housing, Wednesday Wisdom

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VAWA lessons from SAHMA Regional

Posted on August 28, 2017

Last week, VAWA compliance was a hot topic at the Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association’s (SAHMA) regional conference in Atlanta. Navigate Affordable Housing Partners attended the conference. One of the featured breakout sessions was about VAWA compliance. Attorneys Leslie Tucker and Kathi Williams from Williams and Edelstein, P.C. presented the session. One key part of…

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