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Study: N.C. predatory lending law saves borrowers $100 million

North Carolina Fair Housing Center
Phone: (919) 667-0888 ext.30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2 P.M. August 13, 2002

(DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 13, 2002) -- North Carolina's 1999 landmark anti-predatory lending law, saved consumers more than $100 million in predatory lending costs in its first year without drying up the availability of subprime credit for low-income borrowers in the state, according to a new study released today by the nonprofit Center for Responsible Lending.

Residents reach settlement with Town of Tarboro in discrimination lawsuit

Administrative Office
224 South Dawson Street * P.O. Box 26087 * Raleigh, NC 27611
919.856.2564 * Fax 919.856.2120

George R. Hausen, Jr., Esq. www.legalaidnc.org
Executive Director

Media Release

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April 29, 2003
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACTS: Hazel Mack-Hilliard (Senior Managing Attorney, LANC-Wilson Office, Wilson, NC)
252-291-6851; E-mail: hazelM@legalaidnc.org

George R. Hausen, Jr.

National Neighbors Call for Fairness in Fair Housing Funding

(202) 628-8899

October 1996

For Immediate Release

National Neighbors, Inc., the oldest national Fair Housing organization in the US, has successfully led a campaign to change language limiting funding opportunities in the Appropriations Bill. The proposed eligibility language contained within the Bill limited Education/Outreach funding to housing organizations that had two, or more, years of enforcement and testing activities regardless of their outreach effectiveness or experience.

Fair Housing Center files suit alleging familial status bias at Huber Home Rentals

Further Information:

Jim McCarthy, Executive Director
Miami Valley Fair Housing Center
Voice: (937) 223-6035
Fax: (937) 223-6279

Oct. 16, 1998

The Miami Valley Fair Housing Center (MVFHC) has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the owners, operators, managers, and leasing agents of Huber Home Rentals are discriminating on the basis of familial status. The suit, which was filed yesterday, October 15, 1998, alleges violations of the federal Fair Housing Act.

Fair Housing Center Settles Suit Alleging Racial and Familial Status Bias

Further Information:
Jim McCarthy, Executive Director
Miami Valley Fair Housing Center
Voice: (937) 223-6035 Fax: (937) 223-6279
Digital Pager: (937) 341-4325
Or

Matthew Brownfield
Attorney at Law
Voice: (513) 977-4207

1/28/99

The Miami Valley Fair Housing Center (MVFHC) has settled a federal lawsuit alleging that the owners, operators, managers, and leasing agents of a Miamisburg Apartment Complex were discriminating on the basis of race and familial status.

Court finds Seattle developer violated ADA in Montana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MONTANA FAIR HOUSING, INC.
904A Kensington
Missoula, Montana 59802
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1999
Contact:    Susan Fifield, Executive Director
                 Montana Fair Housing

MISSOULA, Montana -- In an order issued at the end of November, federal judge Donald Molloy found that Seattle based American Capital Development, Inc., its principal owners, Roger Kuula and Jon Wood, architect Ray Terry and their affiliated companies violated the rights

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