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We hope to see you at our Fair Housing Month events in April 2017!

HOPE's annual Fair Housing Month celebrations (one in Broward County, one in Miami-Dade County) are quickly approaching!  Here are details:


Broward County event, “Championing our Future”

Friday, April 7, 2017 · Signature Grand, 6900 State Road 84, Davie, FL 33317

8:30am – 2:30pm: Workshop, followed by luncheon

The 2017 Broward County Fair Housing Celebration is HOPE Fair Housing Center's annual fair housing education workshop and luncheon for Broward County housing providers, agencies, and industry professionals.

Space is limited. A minimum number of attendees per organization will apply. For sponsorship opportunities or additional information, please contact Rita Scott at



Miami-Dade County event, “Opening Doors”


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HUD settles with Florida company that denied insurance coverage to certain properties

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced agreements with two insurance companies in Ohio and Florida settling allegations the companies violated the Fair Housing Act by denying insurance coverage to properties that contain “subsidized housing” and “low-income housing.”

Read the conciliation agreement with McGowan and Company, based in Fairview Park, Ohio.
Read the conciliation agreement with Mack, Mack & Waltz Insurance Group based in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

The Fair Housing Act makes it unlawful for providers of housing-related services or products, including insurance providers, to discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and familial status.

The agreements stemmed from a Secretary-Initiated

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