Housing Discrimination

Participants spoke about the importance of equality in housing opportunities, both in housing and lending. Secretary Cuomo stated that… read more

Participants spoke about the importance of equality in housing opportunities, both in housing and lending. Secretary Cuomo stated that while much progress has been made the Department of Housing and Urban Development still has much work to do in enforcing the law. A video recording was shown of Nick Conner speaking about the racist incident involving Lisa Costa. This event marked the thirtieth anniversary of the Fair Housing Act and the tenth anniversary of its amendment to cover persons with disabilities or children. It also honored the thirtieth anniversary of the death of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Mr. Brown read a letter from Martin Luther King III in honor of his father. close

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  • Alvin Brown Director Department of Housing and Urban Development->Office of Special Actions
  • Nick Conner Resident Rushville, MO
  • Lisa Costa Resident Rushville, MO
  • Andrew Cuomo Secretary Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Karen Hinton Official Department of Housing and Urban Development->Public Affairs
  • Anne-Marie Hughey Executive Director National Council on Independent Living
  • Bill Lann Lee Assistant Attorney General (Acting) Department of Justice->Civil Rights Division
  • Eve Plaza Assistant Secretary Department of Housing and Urban Development->Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
  • Raul H. Yzaguirre President and CEO National Council of La Raza
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Housing Discrimination

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Program ID:
103338-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 3, 1998
Last Aired:
Apr 6, 1998

Airing Details

  • Apr 03, 1998 | 5:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 04, 1998 | 3:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 06, 1998 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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