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FHAFederal Housing Administration
FHAFederal Highway Administration
FHAFuture Homemakers of America (now FCCLA)
FHAFarmers Home Administration
FHAFlorida Hospital Association
FHAFraser Health Authority (various locations)
FHAFederation of Housing Associations (Australia)
FHAFomento de Hipotecas Aseguradas (Spanish: Promotion of Insured Mortgages)
FHAFood & Hotel Asia (trade show)
FHAFamily Health Association (various locations)
FHAFirewire and Scsi Host Adapter
FHAFair Housing Act of 1968
FHAFloating Homes Association (Seattle, WA)
FHAFederal Health Architecture
FHAFincière Hugues Aurèle (French construction company)
FHAForkhead-Associated
FHAFoundation for Health in Aging
FHAForced Hot Air (heating)
FHAFondo de Hipotecas Aseguradas (Spanish: Insured Mortgage Fund)
FHAFunctional Hazard Assessment
FHAForeign Humanitarian Assistance
FHAFarm and Home Advisor (San Diego, CA)
FHAFull Height Anamorphic
FHAFire Hazards Analysis
FHAFoundation for Humanity’s Adulthood
FHAFood and Humanitarian Assistance
FHAFault Hazard Analysis
FHABureau for Food and Humanitarian Assistance
FHAFinnish Heart Association
FHAFrontier Highways Authority (Pakistan)
FHAFamily Housing Administration
FHAFlight Hardware Availability
FHAFirst Harmonic Approximation (power management)
FHAFrankenmuth Historical Association (Frankenmuth, Michigan)
FHAFiber-Optic Headend Assembly
FHAFetal Heart Activity (obstetrics)
FHAFine Hardwoods Association (Indianapolis, Indiana)
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The agency filed suit in federal court in Brooklyn, on charges that the company violated the Fair Housing Act of 1968 in its management of 39 buildings, mostly in Coney Island in Brooklyn, and Forest Hills and Jamaica Estates in Queens.
Since President Lyndon Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act of 1968 into law, this type of deliberately segregationist urban planning has been illegal.
After the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the Fair Housing Act of 1968, members of the public at large were not spurred by Smith and Carlos to roll up their sleeves and finish the job of uprooting the last remnants of discrimination in American society.
The following is an excerpt from a speech NLC President Cynthia McCollum gave this month at the Department of Housing and Urban Development Fair Housing Policy Conference for the 40th anniversary of the enactment of the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
Even with the passage of the Civil Rights Acts of 1957 and 1960, the first civil rights legislation since Reconstruction, many African-American leaders distrusted Johnson until they saw him in action displaying his intricate knowledge of the inner workings of Congress and his legendary persuasive skills known as "the Johnson treatment." President Johnson used these skills to get four significant pieces of legislation passed: the Civil Rights Act of 1965, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968. Moreover, he did not fear alienating himself from his party.
Kennedy signed an executive order directing the FHA to make its loans available regardless of "race, color, creed, or national origin." That order, and later reforms, such as the Fair Housing Act of 1968, put blacks on nearly equal terms with whites when buying a home, but three decades of discrimination had already prevented many blacks from "becoming homeowners and building assets:
Had The New York Times or any other newspaper or magazine published that ad, it would be open to charges of housing discrimination under the federal Fair Housing Act of 1968, which prohibits making housing less accessible to anyone because of their race, gender, or religion.
District Court in Austin against Kyle, claiming ordinances it adopted in late 2003 violate the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
At the federal level, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968 were the culmination of the political struggle to advance such legislation.
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