By Daniela Bardon and Gypsy Gavia
In the past few months, there has been an increase in media reports of landlords exploiting the growing fear people have of immigration authorities to evict people or unfairly raise rents. The president’s immigration policies have made these communities more vulnerable to abuse in the housing sphere. Hostility towards immigrants has increased the already problematic challenge in housing discrimination of unreported complaints due to fear of filing and facing some form of retaliation.
April is National Fair Housing Month and this year marks the 49th anniversary of the 1968 historic federal Fair Housing Act, which sought to increase access to housing among those vulnerable... Continue Reading