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FHC Settles Case for Wheelchair User Forced to Crawl into Home

We are pleased to report that Tankson v Randolph Court Apartments has settled. Sarah Tankson, who has a debilitating neurological disorder known as dystonia and uses a wheelchair, contacted the Fair Housing Center in January 2017 for help with a request … Continue reading

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New Criminal Background & Housing Fact Sheet

The Fair Housing Center is pleased to announce the release of our seventh Fair Housing Fact Sheet. The new fact sheet is titled “Fair Housing, Criminal Background & Arrest Record.” You can find all of our fact sheets here.  

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Allegation of Sexual Harassment leads to Fair Housing Lawsuit

Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan PO Box 7825, Ann Arbor, MI  48107   (877) 979-FAIR www.fhcmichigan.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2017 Media Contacts: Pam Kisch, (877) 979-3247; Attorney Steve Tomkowiak, (248) 543-1600 A copy of the filed … Continue reading

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Criminal Background and Housing Info Session

Heard This? “We have a blanket ‘no felony’ policy” “If you served time in the last 20 years, we won’t take you” “We don’t even look an application if you have a criminal record” “Arrested? You can’t live here” If … Continue reading

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Dates Set for Housing Advocates Training

Housing Advocates Training is designed to help social service professionals gain a working knowledge of fair housing law, landlord/tenant law, and housing subsidy programs. Housing Advocates Training will be held on Tuesday, September 19th from 9:15-5 PM. Welfare Policy Seminar … Continue reading

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