Tuesday, November 14 By Jillian Riseman, CivicLex Weekly for the Lexington Times The Social Services and Public Safety Committee is holding a special meeting Tuesday at 6pm in Council Chambers to hear public input on banning Source of Income (SOI) Discrimination. This meeting was set by Committee Chair Councilmember Jennifer Reynolds after they heard a presentation on SOI … [Read more...] about Council committee to hold public hearing Tuesday on Source of Income Discrimination
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October 3, 2023 Richard J. Monocchio, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Danielle Bastarache, Deputy Assistant Secretary Office of Public and Indian Housing Department of Housing and Urban Development Washington, DC Re: HUD guidance on source of income discrimination Dear HUD colleagues, We are writing to urge HUD (and specifically the Office of Public and Indian … [Read more...] about Letter re HUD guidance on Source of Income Discrimination (October 3, 2023)
By Jack Karp for Law360 | July 21, 2023 Landlords around the country routinely refuse to rent to tenants who rely on housing vouchers and other forms of financial assistance, so a growing number of low-income tenants and their advocates are using recently passed source-of-income laws to fight the practice. Megan Morse had hoped to use her rental assistance voucher to … [Read more...] about Section 8 Tenants Are Using New Laws To Fight Housing Bias
Full Report and Executive Summary The Supporting Neighborhood Opportunity in Massachusetts (SNO Mass) program is a statewide housing mobility program, developed by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Liveable Communities (EOHLC)1 in 2019 for families with rental subsidies through EOHLC’s federally funded Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. SNO Mass offers … [Read more...] about Supporting Neighborhood Opportunity in Massachusetts: A study of housing mobility program outcomes (June 2023)
The 9th National Conference on Housing Mobility, hosted by PRRAC, Mobility Works, CLPHA and NAHRO, was held in Washington, DC on Wednesday, September 20 and featured a keynote address by Professor Raj Chetty and a progress report on the Community Choice Demonstration. The Conference came at a time of exciting momentum in our field – the launch of the Community Choice … [Read more...] about 9th National Conference on Housing Mobility: September 20, 2023