Fair Housing Act and Financial Institutions

Recently, the Department of Justice announced an initiative to work with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Comptroller of the Currency, pledging to address the longstanding impact of redlining1 —systemic discrimination based on race that pushes people of color into redlined areas where banks refuse to provide financing.2

Following the End of the Eviction Moratorium, Are Minnesota Tenants Still Protected from Eviction?

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Walz suspended eviction proceedings, preventing Sheriffs and other officers from removing renters from their homes.[1] In June 2021, however, the Minnesota legislature passed a bill to phase out the moratorium.