Miami Valley Fair Housing http://wyso.org en Is Racial Discrimination Blocking Recovery In Dayton? WYSO’s Lewis Wallace Talks To Jim McCarthy http://wyso.org/post/racial-discrimination-blocking-recovery-dayton-wyso-s-lewis-wallace-talks-jim-mccarthy <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">It’s been five years since the housing bubble burst. Lots of people in the Dayton area lost their homes to foreclosure, and many of those homes are still sitting vacant. </span></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 41645 at http://wyso.org Is Racial Discrimination Blocking Recovery In Dayton? WYSO’s Lewis Wallace Talks To Jim McCarthy Dayton-Area Home Sales Up in September, But Downsides Remain http://wyso.org/post/dayton-area-home-sales-september-downsides-remain <p>Home sales numbers are out for September, and the greater Dayton area shows an increase of 21 percent compared to September of 2012. The dollar volume in the first nine months of the year, $1.3 billion, also increased 21 percent compared to the first nine months of 2012.</p><p>Nancy Farkas of the Dayton Area Board of Realtors says she sees the most growth in places like Kettering, Centerville and Beavercreek. But overall, she says the outlook is positive across the board.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 20:17:05 +0000 Lewis Wallace 40930 at http://wyso.org Miami Valley Fair Housing Wins Appeal http://wyso.org/post/miami-valley-fair-housing-wins-appeal <p></p><p>The local nonprofit group has won a new trial in a federal discrimination lawsuit over an Ohio apartment listing for a "bachelor pad" for men looking to "hook up."&nbsp;</p><p>On Monday, a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower judge's ruling denying a new trial for Miami Valley Fair Housing Center.</p><p>MVFH first sued Dayton-based Connor Group in 2010 over a Craigslist ad for a Centerville apartment. The ad read: "Our one-bedroom apartments are a great bachelor pad for any single man looking to hook up."</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 20:00:39 +0000 Jerry Kenney 37260 at http://wyso.org WYSO Weekend: April 15, 2012 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-april-15-2012 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 15, 2012 containing the following stories:</p><p>-Wayne Baker reports on <a href="http://wyso.org/post/wittenbergs-wuso-radio-station-knocked-air">Wittenburg&#39;s student radio station that was knocked off the air last week due to a busted water pipe.</a></p><p>-Jerry Kenney speaks with Jim McCarthy from the Miami Valley Fair Housing Center about the National Fair Housing Alliance&#39;s discrimination claim against Wells Fargo Bank.</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 14:42:54 +0000 Jerry Kenney 14641 at http://wyso.org