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Fair Housing Month 2014 Educational Events
FAIR HOUSING CENTER COMMEMORATES FAIR HOUSING MONTH 2014 WITH SERIES OF FREE EVENTS On April 1, 2014, the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) announced a series of events to occur throughout the month in commemoration of National Fair Housing Month. Each event is free and open to the public, and accessible to […]
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GNOFHAC, NFHA and Wells Fargo Partner to Rebuild Homeownership Opportunities in 19 Cities
Ground-Breaking Fair Housing Agreement in Marketing and Maintenance of Foreclosed Properties WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC), the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and 13 of its member organizations announced a partnership with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. that will provide funds in 19 cities to foster homeownership, assist […]
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Fair Housing Center Commemorates Fair Housing Month 2013 with Free Educational Events
On April 1, 2013, the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) announced a series of educational events to occur throughout the month in commemoration of National Fair Housing Month. Each event is free and open to the public, though registration may be required.  For more details about GNOFHAC’s celebration of Fair Housing Month 2013, please […]
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Motion for Summary Judgment Granted in Baton Rouge Discrimination Case
Last week, the Honorable Judge James Brady, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, granted a motion for summary judgment in the case Oxford House, Inc., et al vs. City of Baton Rouge.  In his ruling, Judge Brady found that the City of Baton Rouge violated the Fair Housing Act and American with Disabilities Act […]
HANO Adopts More Inclusive Criminal Background Policy
Yesterday the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) adopted a new criminal background policy, which goes a long way to expand housing choice and provide safe, decent and affordable housing to the community it serves. The criminal background policy is what HANO uses in order to decide how an individual’s criminal background affects their ability to access […]
Crawfish Boil and Open House April 17
On Wednesday, April 17, GNOFHAC staff and board will host a crawfish boil and open house for community members. The theme of the open house will be “Knowledge is Power.” GNOFHAC will host community members and local leaders from nonprofit organizations, the legal and academic communities, and grassroots neighborhood groups in order to engage in open communication about […]
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Fit For King Cocktail Reception
Join us on on Friday, January 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM for the Fit for King Cocktail Reception to support the civil rights work of the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center. The event will immediately follow GNOFHAC’s 6th annual Fit for King conference and will take place at the Lindy C. Boggs Conference Center at UNO. Come […]
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Fair Housing Center Settles Two Familial Status Housing Discrimination Cases for $ 49,500
This week, the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) entered into conciliation agreements with two rental-housing companies in the New Orleans area that discriminated on the basis of family status (whether or not there are children under the age of 18 living in a household). Under the conciliation agreements Lexi Properties, LLC and […]
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Fair Housing Center Client Featured in Louisiana Weekly Article
On February 21, Glenneice Davenport, a client of GNOFHAC’s Homeownership Protection Project (HOP), was featured in the Lousiana Weekly. Entitled “Stealing the American Dream of homeownership,” the article focuses on homeowners who were caught in predatory loan situations after Katrina. 2-21-11 Read the article here. Comments are closed.
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