HOPE in the News
Chicago Area Fair Housing Agencies and Redfin Agree to Settlement Which Expands Access to Real Estate Services for Buyers and Sellers in Communities of Color
Click here to read the full press release from April 29, 2022.
New Lawsuit Challenges Surburban Property Manager For Using Blanket Ban To Violate Civil Rights
Click here to read the full press release from February 17, 2022.
HOPE Fair Housing Center, Open Communities, South Suburban Housing Center, and Other Fair Housing Groups Reach Historic Settlement with Fannie Mae Focused on Rebuilding Communities of Color
Click here to read the full press release from February 7, 2022.
2020 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT (CAPER) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
A virtual public hearing for the 2020 Draft CAPER will be held on June 9, 201 at 5:00 p.m. This is open to the public and everyone is virtually invited to attend. Additional information on the CAPER and meeting information is available at https://www.dupageco.org/Community_Services/Community_Development_Commission/62903/
Fair Housing Coalition Applauds House Passage of Homeless Prevention Legislation
Click here to read the full press release from April 22, 2021
Coalition of Nearly 70 Housing, Civil Justice Groups Urges Strong Support
of Homeless Prevention Bills Moving through IL General Assembly
Click here to read the full press release from April 13th, 2021
Click on the related news links below to read more coverage on the homeless prevention and source of income protection bills HB2775 and SB2492.
“HOPE Fair Housing Center names former Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti new Executive Director” June 19th, 2020
"The Wheaton-based HOPE Fair Housing Center has named former Illinois Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti its new executive director. Sanguinetti, who was born and raised in Florida and moved to Chicago in 1995, served as the state's first Hispanic lieutenant governor from...
“Peoria, Housing Center Settle Lawsuit” August 27th, 2020
"The City of Peoria and Hope Fair Housing Center have agreed to settle a lawsuit over the chronic nuisance property ordinance. Under the settlement, Peoria will amend the nuisance ordinance and create additional policies to implement it. The city council approved the...
“Rollback the rollback” Daily Herald Letter to the Editor, November 17th, 2020
"On July 23, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under directives from President Trump announced the rollback of The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule which was in place to address discrimination and segregation in housing....
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