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The Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan (FHC) actively works to investigate complaints of illegal housing discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment), disability, familial status, marital status, age, source of income, student status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression. We also advocate to remove barriers and modify policies in housing on behalf of people with disabilities.

The FHC has an eight-county service area: Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Jackson, Lenawee, Monroe, Livingston and Washtenaw counties.

Below are our most recent news posts. You can easily navigate our website by using the menu. Please contact us at 1-877-979-FAIR with any questions or to get involved. You can also start a complaint onlineTogether, we can fight housing discrimination and win.

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Theodore M. Shaw’s Talk at the FHC Breakfast 2016

Theodore M. Shaw joined the Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan as the keynote speaker at our 2016 Fair Housing Breakfast event. FHC Board President Ann Routt and FHC Director Pam Kisch are also included.

Thank you again to our generous sponsors!

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New Media Coverage on FHC Complaint Against Ypsilanti Township Policy

The Fair Housing Center filed a complaint with HUD in January, 2016, regarding the Township of Ypsilanti’s ban on Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8). Our position is that the township’s rules disproportionately impact minorities, women, disabled residents and women with children – all groups protected under the Fair Housing Act.

Ypsilanti Township hires new attorney to handle Justice Department housing investigation,” MLive, 5/27/2016

Fair Housing Center Takes Aim At Ypsilanti Township Citing Housing Discrimination,” WEMU, 5/12/2016

Justice Department investigating Ypsilanti Township over section 8 housing discrimination,” MLive, 5/11/2016

Fair housing complaint filed against Ypsilanti Township,” Michigan Radio, 5/6/2016

Related FHC Posts

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Dine to Donate in Depot Town, Ypsilanti

Please join us in Depot Town on Monday, May 23rd.

The Fair Housing Center will receive 15% of your bill between 11 AM and Midnight. You can order carry-out or delivery, buy a gift certificate, or dine in. You must show the flyer (you can show it from your phone) or give them this code: 676-311-080. Continue reading

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Dinner at The Lunch Room, Saturday Nights in May

Please join us at The Lunch Room on Saturday nights in May! 10% of all sales between 5:00 – 9:00 PM will be donated to the FHC to help us further our mission to end housing discrimination and to promote accessible, integrated communities.

The Lunch Room is vegan restaurant, bakery, and bar, located in the Kerrytown Market area at 407 N. 5th Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. They offer indoor and outside dining options.

If you haven’t checked this special place out yet (and even if you have!), we encourage you to mark your calendars for a Saturday night in May.

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Fair Housing Center responds to “No Section 8” policy in Ypsilanti Township, MI

The Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan has filed a new discrimination complaint against the Charter Township of Ypsilanti.

You can read the housing complaint here.

Related MLive articles:

First-of-its-kind plan bans section 8 housing, limits rentals in new Ypsilanti Township developments

Ypsilanti Township bans section 8 housing, limits rentals in new subdivision

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