Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs - Building Homes and Strengthening Communities

Fair Housing Announcements

Announcements

September 5, 2019 – The 2019 State of Texas Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI) was adopted by the TDHCA Board.

October 21, 2019 – TDHCA will hold a roundtable to explain proposed amendments to the Compliance Monitoring Rules and proposed new rules related to Affirmative Marketing and Tenant Selection Criteria requirements. The roundtable will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019, in room 1-100 at the William B. Travis Building, located at 1701 Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas, 78701, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Registration is not required. See Rules to be Discussed at Roundtable (PDF).

October 23, 2019 – A webinar for ESG Subrecipients will be presented by Fair Housing and ESG staff on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 10:00am – 11:00 a.m. Central Time. This webinar will cover Fair Housing Laws and Rules including the Civil Rights Act and the Fair Housing Act among others; protected classes; Reasonable Accommodations; Affirmative Outreach and improving access for persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP); Violence Against Women Act (VAWA); and fair housing documentation. Registration:https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6942942441844875021

See the Training Presentations for previous Fair Housing related webinars and materials.

Current Publications

View the Texas Workforce Commission's current Civil Rights Reporter (www.twc.state.tx.us) publication.

View HUD's current Evidence Matters (www.huduser.org) publication discussing fair housing issues and racial segregation.

View the National Fair Housing Alliance's 2018 Fair Housing Trends Report (www.nationalfairhousing.org) publication.

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To view a calendar of TDHCA's and other relevant community training and upcoming events, visit the TDHCA calendar.