Congratulations to our 2020 Fair Housing Month Poster Contest Winners!! A huge thank you to Mrs. Schepis and Ms. Stauffer at Canon-McMillan for encouraging their classes to explore and illustrate inclusive communities!!
Out of concern for public health and safety as well as careful consideration of the recently announced national emergency in response to the COVID19 pandemic, we have closed our office to the public while maintaining business operations. All planned meetings or events will be postponed or conducted virtually as an alternative. Our staff is continuing(…)
Huntingdon recently became the first rural area in Pennsylvania to pass legislation that prohibits discrimination against LGBTQ+ people. After almost 10 years of advocating, Huntingdon resident Anthony Bullett celebrated the win when borough council voted to adopt the ordinance in a 4-3 vote. The LGBTQ+-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance enacts local protections for LGBTQ+ people in employment, housing(…)
Read the full report here. Report highlights: The number of housing discrimination complaints in 2018 is up by eight percent to 31,202, the highest since NFHA began producing the annual Fair Housing Trends Report in 1995. Private fair housing groups continue to process more complaints, 75 percent, than all government agencies combined. Hate crime offenses(…)