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  • Michigan Community Barring non-Christians isn't exempt fromfair Housing rules

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) ruled Wednesday that a Michigan community barring non-Christian homeowners has failed to prove it is exempt from fair housing laws.The Bay View Association is home to more than 400 privately owned cottages in northern Michigan, which the community says can only be owned by Christians, according to Interlochen Public Radio, a member of the National Public Radio network.More than 15 complaints were filed against Bay View with HUD in 2016, argui...  Read More...

  • Segregation's Legacy

    It was designed as both an  antidote to rampant housing discrimination under Jim Crow and a path  for African-Americans from the ghetto to the middle class. It  swept through Congress and landed on President Lyndon B. Johnson's desk  just days after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King – and as  urban neighborhoods, where days of rioting erupted on news of King's  murder, still smoldered.Before  signing the Fair Housing Act of 1968 into law, Jo...  Read More...

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