In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.
The law secured everyone’s right to housing regardless of race,
national origin, disability, familial status, sex, or religion. The FHA
protects people from discrimination when they’re renting, getting a
mortgage, or seeking housing assistance — including applying for public
housing or housing vouchers.
Now the Trump administration is going against that legacy, proposing a
regulation that will target immigrant families living in
Publisher: Truthdig | Author: Dedrick Asante-Muhammad