Ohio fair housing advocates, including Toledo’s own Fair Housing Center, are speaking out against a recently proposed rule by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Opponents to the rule fear that it would essentially undermine the ability to challenge institutions or individuals whose actions make a “disparate impact,” as described in the Fair Housing
Goodbye to the also-rans in City Politics By the time you read this, some of you will be dead. Wait, that doesn’t sound quite right. Not dead in a literal sense. Dead in a metaphorical, political sense. Each few years the Don Quixotes of City Politics emerge from the hinterlands to tilt at the windmills
One-termer. It’s the ultimate political insult. It refers to someone who is elected to office, only to be turned out of office by voters after a single term. Winning re-election is supposed to be easy. An incumbent has the bully pulpit. Media coverage is pretty much automatic. Call a press event, and they will come.