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HR 68

Title: Housing Fairness Act of 2021
Author: Rep. Al Green (D-TX)

Summary

Veterans, Women, Families with Children, Race, and Persons with Disabilities Housing Fairness Act of 2021 or the Housing Fairness Act of 2021

This bill expands efforts to detect and address housing discrimination.

Specifically, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) must conduct a nationwide testing program to (1) detect and document differences in the treatment of prospective renters, homebuyers, or mortgage borrowers; (2) measure patterns of adverse treatment because of the race, color, religion, sex, familial status, disability status, or national origin of a renter, homebuyer, or borrower; and (3) measure the prevalence of such discriminatory practices across housing and mortgage lending markets.

The bill also reauthorizes through FY2025 the Fair Housing Initiatives Program, which supports organizatons that provide direct assistance to individuals who have been victims of housing discrimination.

Additionally, HUD shall implement a ...

Status
Introduced in House 01/04/2021
Introduced in House 01/04/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. 01/04/2021

Bill Text
(HTML) 01/04/2021 - HR 68 (Introduced+in+House)
(PDF) 01/04/2021 - HR 68 (Introduced+in+House)


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    Rep. Al Green (D-TX)
    U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    2347 Rayburn House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-4309
    Phone: (202) 225-7508

    District Address:
    3003 South Loop West, Suite 460

    Houston, TX 77054
    Phone: (713) 383-9234
    Fax: (713) 383-9202