Disability Discrimination Tops Housing Complaints
HUD has released its first report on the state of fair housing in America. HUD's Fiscal Year 2009 annual State of Fair Housing Report highlights the agency's progress in enforcing the Fair Housing Act (FHA), identifies challenges that remain, and demonstrates its commitment to end housing discrimination. The key findings include:
HUD and the Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) agencies received 10,242 complaints alleging a violation of the FHA. This was the fourth consecutive year that the number of housing discrimination complaints exceeded 10,000.