Bank Accused of Redlining and Violating Fair Housing Act

CALIFORNIA REINVESTMENT COALITION AND FAIR HOUSING ADVOCATES OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FILE FAIR HOUSING COMPLAINT, URGING IMMEDIATE HUD INVESTIGATION INTO CIT GROUP’S ONE WEST BANK By Melanie Nathan, November 17, 2016. Yesterday, two nonprofit organizations formally filed a complaint requesting that the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) investigate whether CIT Group violated and … More Bank Accused of Redlining and Violating Fair Housing Act

HUD Wants your Input on New Rules for Transgender Shelter Seekers

Transgender activists, Trans Community and all who care please take note of this call to action by the Federal Government and leading organizations! Posted by Melanie Nathan, January 14, 2016. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently published a new regulation that it is considering adopting, one that would, for the first … More HUD Wants your Input on New Rules for Transgender Shelter Seekers

FAIR HOUSING OF MARIN PAYS TRIBUTE TO MORRIE TURNER

By Melanie Nathan, January 30, 2014. As a past Vice Chair of Fair Housing of Marin I wanted to post this tribute to Morrie Turner, Nationally Syndicated Cartoonist and creator of WEE PALS. WEE PALS was the first syndicated comic strip to portray characters of diverse backgrounds and to bring diversity into the world of … More FAIR HOUSING OF MARIN PAYS TRIBUTE TO MORRIE TURNER

Fair Housing Settlement Serves as Warning Against Familial Status Discrimination

by Melanie Nathan, Dec 13, 2011 I have been a Vice President and proud board member of Fair Housing of Marin for the past eight  years. The work of FHOM extends to other Bay Area Counties, including Sonoma County.  Here is a story, one of many such matters, most of which go unreported. In this … More Fair Housing Settlement Serves as Warning Against Familial Status Discrimination

Breaking – Largest Fair Housing Settlement since ACT amended in 1988

Posted by Melanie Nathan 1/21/10 : Marin County – As Chair of Fair Housing of Marin’s Legal Committee, one of the Plaintiff’s that brought the action,  I am very pleased to provide this press release from the Attorneys Representing Fair Housing in this case.    I  also want to thank all those involved who worked so hard to … More Breaking – Largest Fair Housing Settlement since ACT amended in 1988