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2014-02-12 23:31:57

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has recognized the Housing Opportunities Collaborative (HOC) as the first collaborative agency of its kind, to be nationally identified as an industry leader in Housing Counseling. Housing Opportunities Collaborative, established in 2005, is the Nation’s youngest and San Diego’s first, HUD Approved Housing Counseling Intermediary. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)...

2013-10-15 23:35:57

Isaac Irizarry a paraplegic confined to his wheelchair has sued The Michaels Organization and its group of companies. The suit alleges federal housing discrimination claims and negligence in failing to properly manage and maintain the housing unit where Isaac rented from The Michaels Organization. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Attorney Alex Galindo with the law offices of Curd, Galindo & Smith, L.L.P. has filed a federal housing discrimination claim against The...

2011-10-06 09:57:51

As more and more people use websites like Craigslist to find roommates and advertise apartment vacancies, the opportunities increase for housing discrimination law violations. Rigel Oliveri, an associate dean for faculty research and development and associate professor of law at the University of Missouri School of Law, found that discriminatory online housing ads are almost always posted by people seeking roommates, and are primarily based on familial status. In a study published in the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.