Housing Advocates Training and Welfare Policy Seminar – Registration Open for May, 2014

The Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan staff, along with the Michigan Poverty Law Program, and Legal Services of South Central Michigan, will be holding Housing Advocates Training (HAT) on May 13 and a Welfare Policy Seminar (WPS) on May 14, 2014, in East Lansing. Registration is required. Continue reading

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One to Watch: Seven Days

Seven Days from Animal on Vimeo“In April of 1968, seven days changed fair housing forever.”

This short film explores how MLK’s assassination triggered the passing of the Fair Housing Act. Congratulations to the National Fair Housing Alliance for its work with Nationwide Insurance and Animal production for this stunning eight-minute piece commemorating the 45th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. (Vimeo staff pick)

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FHC Staff and Complainant Talk to WKAR

Listen now to hear an informative discussion about race and housing discrimination. WKAR Current State staff talk with FHC Executive Director Pam Kisch and previous FHC complainant Lauretta Codrington.  The piece, titled “Housing discrimination pervasive but subtle,” explores the work of the Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan and the compelling personal story of what housing discrimination looks and feels like. Continue reading

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Fair Housing Breakfast

Please join us for a Fair Housing Breakfast with Guest Speaker John Relman on Tuesday, February 25th. Details at fhcmichigan.org/breakfast or on the Eventbrite webpage. Continue reading

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Remembering Clifford Schrupp

We lost an important friend to the Fair Housing Center when Clifford Schrupp, the founder and Executive Director of the Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit (FHC-Detroit), passed away on September 11, 2013. He was 74. Cliff was a national leader in fair housing enforcement. Under his direction, the FHC-Detroit aided in the filing of over 400 lawsuits, with over $11,500,000 in settlements.  Continue reading

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