Housing Discrimination

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A new report from the Suffolk County Fair Housing Task Force recommends lawmakers increase the undercover testing of real estate agents to address housing discrimination on Long Island. The region is among the top 10 most segregated counties in the country, according to ERASE Racism, a nonprofit dedicated to combating systemic racism.

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Suffolk County may deploy an undercover investigation of housing discrimination by real estate agents.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Lawmakers and advocates in Connecticut are debating a set of bills meant to make more equitable laws to decide where affordable housing and development happens.

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Multi-family housing developments have been blamed for burdening school districts on Long Island. A study that suggests that might be wrong.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness finds that almost 30% of people in their shelters first became homeless after release from the state Department of Corrections. Lawmakers are considering legislation that could make it easier to find housing after leaving prison.