Attendance Needed: SDHC Lawsuit Hearing

SEPTEMBER 13th! As you know, the NAACP San Diego Branch is involved in a lawsuit to fight the San Diego Housing Commission’s discriminatory and segregationist practice of setting Section 8 voucher levels too low to allow access to all areas of our city. Low-income folks are a positive asset to a neighborhood when that neighborhood […]

Press Conference and Rally: End SDHC Section 8 Discrimination

The above map shows how the SDHC forces Section 8 voucher holders into neighborhoods where people of color have been concentrated for a century. After being sued by NAACP and San Diego Tenant Union for the racially discriminatory manner in which San Diego Housing Commission administers its housing voucher program, the Housing Commission received a […]

NAACP San Diego Branch Goes to Court over Section 8

Please join us at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, June 26 at the City Administration Building, 202 C Street, for a press conference regarding the lawsuit. The NAACP, along with the San Diego Tenant Union and Darlisa McDowell have filed a civil rights, racial discrimination lawsuit against the San Diego Housing Commission. The San Diego Housing Commission’s […]

The Year of the Housing Lawsuit

San Diego governmental agencies are no strangers to housing discrimination lawsuits this year.  Two separate lawsuits have been filed alleging that our government is perpetuating the concentration of poverty, largely in areas that, due to the region’s long history of segregation, are populated by people of color, including African-Americans. The first discrimination lawsuit was filed […]