Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty: Urges Gov. Evers to abandon race discrimination in new housing assistance program

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State program to allocate housing grants based on race

The News: Attorneys at the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) issued a letter to Governor Tony Evers urging changes to the implementation of a federal housing assistance program administered by the state of Wisconsin. WILL is concerned that the “Wisconsin Help for Homeowners” program, a $92.7 million fund created by federal COVID-relief legislation, includes unconstitutional racial classifications that would provide housing grants with racial eligibility requirements. Race discrimination is i...

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