Rental Housing Discrimination on the Basis of Mental Disabilities: Results of Pilot Testing finds that when compared to people without mental disabilities, those persons who are living with mental disabilities receive fewer responses to their rental inquiries, are informed of fewer available units, and are less likely to be invited to contact the housing provider. In addition, HUD’s study found that they are less likely to be invited to tour an available unit, are more likely to be steered to a different unit than the one advertised, and are treated differently depending on their type of disability.
The Lexington Fair Housing Council's report, Mapping a Segregated City: The Growth of Racially/Ethnically Concentrated Poverty & Affluence in Lexington, 1970-2014, identifies several long-term trends in the city of Lexington, KY regarding not only where affluence and poverty has become concentrated, but how those trends intersect with populations based on race and ethnicity.
The National Fair Housing Alliance takes a look at how fair housing organizations have successfully fostered diverse and stable neighborhoods using the Federal Fair Housing Act.
This comprehensive toolkit, put together by the National Housing Conference, provides a wide range of housing policy resources and research.
This 2015 white paper takes a look at the efficacy of the Obama Administration's handling of the Fair Housing Act.
This Housing Opportunities Made Equal report outlines some clear differences in loan approval between white and minority borrowers in the City of Richmond.
This summary report presents findings from a HUD study which applied paired-testing methodology in 28 metropolitan areas to measure the incidence and forms of discrimination experienced by black, Hispanic, and Asian renters and homebuyers.
This is the first large-scale, paired-testing study to assess housing discrimination against same-sex couples in metropolitan rental markets via advertisements on the Internet.
A 2014 white paper exploring the potential for discrimination in online marketing by reviewing lessons from the fair lending law under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA).