English Library: Discrimination

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Financial assistance for undocumented workers

Library: English | Financial assistance for undocumented workers: Coping with COVID-19
Millions of undocumented workers are ineligible for the federal economic aid available to U.S. citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. This publication provides tips and resources for finding state, local and private financial assistance programs that are designed specifically for undocumented immigrants or don’t ask for immigration status when determining eligibility. Category: COVID-19 Pandemic Discrimination Money Management on Jun 04, 2020

Fair housing rights for those affected by the pandemic

Library: English | Fair housing rights for those affected by the pandemic: Coping with COVID-19
The federal Fair Housing Act protects rental housing applicants, tenants, homeowners and prospective homebuyers from various forms of discrimination. This publication explains how these same rights may protect you from discrimination related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the steps to take if you do experience discrimination. Category: Consumer Rights COVID-19 Pandemic Discrimination Housing Discrimination Tenant Rights on Jun 02, 2020

Financial health and FinTech COVID relief

Library: English | Financial health and FinTech COVID relief
The financial health and FinTech community has mobilized to offer online resources, coaching, financial support and other relief to consumers. Category: Banking Credit COVID-19 Pandemic Credit Cards Debt Collection Discrimination FinTech Housing Internet Medical/Healthcare Micro Business Mortgages Money Management Technology on Jun 01, 2020

Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination

Library: English | Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination

The denial of housing opportunities because of race, color, religion, sex, nationality, familial status or disability is housing discrimination, and it’s illegal. You can recognize if you are a victim of housing discrimination—and protect your rights—if you know what actions by landlords, sellers, lenders and others are against the law.

Category: Discrimination Housing Buying a Home Discrimination Mortgages Tenant Rights on Jan 12, 2012

Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint

Library: English | Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint

Fair housing laws protect renters and buyers from discrimination. If you believe you were a victim of housing discrimination, you have the right to file a housing discrimination complaint with HUD. Understanding the complaint and resolution process will help you weigh your options and take action.

Category: Discrimination Housing Discrimination Home Financing Housing Insurance Mortgages Tenant Rights on Jan 12, 2012


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