HUD considers dropping anti-discrimination language from mission, draws criticism from real estate

Zillow, NAR speak out on the importance of fair housing and diverse, inclusive communities. HUD says it remains committed to these ideals.

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the 53-year-old agency founded three years prior to the Fair Housing Act as part of the landmark Great Society program designed to eliminate racial injustice, is considering omitting the words “free from discrimination” from its mission statement.