NAR Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act
Fair Housing Makes Us Stronger: Showcase Stories
Fair Housing Stories
NYSAR has made a commitment to spreading continued awareness of Fair Housing.
“We all want the same thing. We want a nice place for our children to grow up. It’s not just a house. It’s a community.” – Frank J. Williams
When Firdaus Rahman arrived with her husband to Mobile, Alabama in the 1980s, she found out relatively quickly she could no longer be an English teacher. So, she decided to go into real estate.
REALTORS® from Real Estate Central in Huntington, West Virginia are championing the city’s Open to All campaign, which fits perfectly within the spirit of the Fair Housing Act.
For a half century, Steve Amos has been a Fair Housing champion in both Nebraska and Iowa.
From posters to making it a part of school curriculums; how Grosse Pointe became a leading fair housing advocate.
For Pat Combs, it’s as simple as that.
Pedro Hernandez remembers a time before the passage of the Fair Housing Act when discrimination ran rampant in the neighborhoods of Miami, Florida.
With over 50 years in the industry, Frank Williams has played an integral part in fighting racism and championing the fair housing movement.
Is 50 Years Enough? Why the Fight for Fair Housing Continues, and REALTORS®’ Role in Ensuring Its Success
May 10, 2018
Signed into law on April 11, 1968, the Fair Housing Act is vital to ensuring that everyone in America has equal access to housing.
“The First Step in a 1000-mile Journey”: How the Dream of a Fair Housing Act Became Reality
April 6, 2018
One hundred years after the last shots were fired in the Civil War, African Americans were still struggling against unfair treatment and discrimination in practically all aspects of society.
From One Voice to Many: Despite Setbacks and Opposition, How a Growing Chorus Paved the Way to Fair Housing
March 21, 2018
Looking back on the fifty years since the passage of the Fair Housing Act in 1968…
You Can’t Live Here: The Enduring Impacts of Restrictive Covenants
February 9, 2018
The 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act represents an opportunity to remind ourselves not only of the importance of the law in shaping the real estate landscape today…
Fair Housing: Promises of a Century
January 15, 2018
For REALTORS®, the Fair Housing Act is one of our nation’s most significant laws guiding the real estate industry today.