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New state rules will require real estate agents and brokers in New York to inform their clients about anti-discrimination laws or lose their license and have to pay fines.

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Suffolk County plans to conduct more investigations into housing discrimination this year.

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A proposed law in New York would require real estate agents to take extra training to prevent segregation and housing discrimination.

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More than one-third of New Haven residents spend half of their income on rent. U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut says she wants to help those residents avoid eviction. 

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In the new year, a Connecticut law will make it easier for communities to take over and rehabilitate abandoned properties.