The Buyer's Kit, the federal government's Housing and Urban Development Web site that answers common questions for first-time homebuyers. Topics include: Know Your Rights As A Homebuyer, How Much Mortgage Can You Afford, Your Real Estate Agent, Mortgages and Homebuying Programs, Shopping For A Home, Building A Home, Home Inspections, Appraisals, Settlement or Closing, and Homeowners Insurance.
Rental Help, another Housing and Urban Development site that answers common questions for those renting and/or looking to rent housing. Find out more about government Rental Assistance Programs, Tenant Rights and Responsibilities, Housing Discrimination Policies, and find links to help you shop and locate rental properties.
The Fair Housing Council, a national, private fair housing organization based in Louisville, KY, offers an online newsletter, a searchable Web site, and networking links.
The John Marshall Law School's Fair Housing Legal Support Center, provides public education on fair housing laws and legal assistance to public and private organizations combating housing discrimination.
Berks County Community Development, established by the Berks County Board of Commissioners in 1988, the Community Development Office engages in the administration of grants from various federal, state and local programs.
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), was founded in 1988. NFHA is a consortium of private, non-profit fair housing organizations from throughout the United States dedicated to promoting equal housing, lending and insurance opportunities through education, enforcement, training, and research.
National Neighbors, was founded in 1969, when leaders from twelve integrated communities across the United States met to form a national organization which would serve to promote multiracial, multiethnic neighborhoods. The mission of this organization was based on the philosophical belief and personal experiences of its founders: community diversity is a lasting, effective antidote to racism. In the ensuing twenty-five years, National Neighbors has provided national leadership through education, information, collaboration, advocacy, and activism to support communities and community organizations.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC), mission, as set forth in its strategic plan, is to promote equal opportunity in employment through administrative and judicial enforcement of the federal civil rights laws and through education and technical assistance.