The agency filed suit in federal court in Brooklyn, on charges that the company violated the Fair Housing Act of 1968 in its management of 39 buildings, mostly in Coney Island in Brooklyn, and Forest Hills and Jamaica Estates in Queens.
What does FHA stand for?
FHA stands for Fair Housing Act of 1968
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- Bureau for Food and Humanitarian Assistance
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- Farmers Home Administration
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- Federal Housing Administration
- Federation of Housing Associations (Australia)
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Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York, along with Michigan Congressman John Conyers, introduced the measure Thursday at a subcommittee hearing reviewing the efficacy of the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
After the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the Fair Housing Act of 1968, members of the public at large were not spurred by Smith and Carlos to roll up their sleeves and finish the job of uprooting the last remnants of discrimination in American society.
President Johnson used these skills to get four significant pieces of legislation passed: the Civil Rights Act of 1965, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
Had The New York Times or any other newspaper or magazine published that ad, it would be open to charges of housing discrimination under the federal Fair Housing Act of 1968, which prohibits making housing less accessible to anyone because of their race, gender, or religion.
At the federal level, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968 were the culmination of the political struggle to advance such legislation.
Maryland, and Virginia, lawsuits handled by the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs attest to the many others who have hit the brick wall of housing discrimination, despite the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
The Fair Housing Act of 1968 was enacted to ban the denial of housing for arbitrary reasons.