The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has kicked off Fair Housing Month 2015 with the launch of a new national media campaign that will help the public recognize various forms of housing discrimination and what they should do if they believe their housing rights have been violated. The new campaign, which consists of print and digital Public Service Announcements, is being launched as the nation celebrates the 47th anniversary of the passage of the 1968 Fair Housing Act, the landmark law that was passed one week after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The campaign is being conducted in partnership with the (NFHA) and includes print and digital PSAs in various languages, webinars, training presentations, brochures, online videos and social media outreach. The new campaign specifically focuses on the value of diverse communities in English and Spanish, the hurdles families can sometimes face when attempting to buy a home in English and Spanish, and the types of discrimination veterans often encounter.
For more information about HUD and its programs visit www.hud.gov
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