The Housing Research & Advocacy Center's mission is to promote fair housing and diverse communities, and to work to eliminate housing discrimination in Northeast Ohio by providing effective research, education, and advocacy.
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January 5th, 2017
Local residents experiencing homelessness have raised questions and concerns about their civil rights in shelter. The Housing Center partnered with the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (NEOCH) to produce a new brochure addressing some common questions and concerns. Click here to view the new brochure.Read More...
Housing Research & Advocacy Center, National Fair Housing Alliance, and 19 Civil Rights Groups File Federal Lawsuit Against Mortgage Giant Fannie Mae
December 5th, 2016
The lawsuit alleges racial discrimination by Fannie Mae in the maintenance of its real estate owned (REO) properties. The groups assessed the conditions of Fannie Mae properties in 38 metropolitan areas throughout the country over several years’ time and concluded that Fannie Mae fails to maintain its properties in middle- and working-class African American and […]Read More...
March 2nd, 2016
The board and staff are excited to announce the appointment of Carrie Pleasants to Executive Director of the Housing Research & Advocacy Center. Ms. Pleasants had served as the Associate Director of The Housing Center since 2008. Please welcome Carrie and congratulate her on her new position at the Fair Housing Reception on April 28th!Read More... More News >