Several civil rights organizations weigh in on Anti-Discrimination Center's criticism of Westchester County's implementation of its 2009 fair housing settlement with HUD. Read More »
On April 18, civil rights and housing advocates filed an amicus brief in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Read More »
On April 22, 2014, final judgment was entered in the discriminatory zoning case against the Village of Garden City in Long Island, NY. Read More »
- July 08, 2014 Civil Rights Groups Weigh In on Westchester Fair Housing Settlement Representatives from several civil rights organizations have thrown their weight behind the Anti-Discrimination Center's criticism of Westchester County's implementation of its 2009 fair housing settlement with the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the oversight of the settlement by HUD and the court-appointed monitor. Read More »
- Sep 26 Lawyers’ Committee Applauds HUD Release of Fair Housing Template, Urges Finalization of Proposed Rule The Lawyers’ Committee applauds the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development’s publication of a new fair housing assessment tool in today’s Federal Register.
- Sep 19 Lawyers’ Committee Congratulates Client John Henneberger on 2014 MacArthur Fellowship Award The Lawyers’ Committee congratulates our client John Henneberger on his 2014 MacArthur Fellowship Award. The MacArthur Fellows award is an unrestricted fellowship granted to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.
- Aug 28 National Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Mississippi Affiliate Report Progress On Ninth Anniversary Of Katrina As the nation observes the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ) and the national Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers' Committee) continue their ongoing work-work that started immediately after the hurricane in September 2005 and continues to this day. The groups remain dedicated to ensuring that low income households get federal disaster funds for damage to their housing, that job benefits promised from the expansion of the Port of Gulfport are obtained, and that negative environmental impacts from this major economic development project not unfairly fall on them.