Category Archives: Press Releases

$40,000 FAIR HOUSING WIN: PIT BULL SUPPORT ANIMAL REUNITED WITH OWNER

Denise Cox and her mother, Marcia Gooding, have accepted $40,000 to settle their fair housing case against Hastings Mutual Insurance Company and East Bay Manufactured Home Community in Fenton. Ms. Gooding contacted the Fair Housing Center on July 13, 2016, … Continue reading






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Rental Agent Exposes Illegal Housing Discrimination – New Fair Housing Case Settled

Chelsae Lakin gave up her new job and benefits to stand up against housing discrimination. Her knowledge of fair housing laws gave her courage to take action. Chelsae was excited about her new job. She was continuing her career path … Continue reading






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FHC and DOJ Settle Case Against Seven Michigan Properties for $45,000

“As long as you don’t have any kids or animals.” This is what our testers were told when they called three different Lansing-area properties. Testers were asked repeatedly to confirm that they did not have children before the agent offered … Continue reading






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Fair housing organizations file complaint against large regional property management company

Today we joined the Fair Housing Center of West Michigan (FHCWM) and three other fair housing groups to announce the filing of a fair housing complaint against AMP Residential, an Indianapolis-based property management company that owns and operates over 8,000 rental housing units … Continue reading






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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 … Continue reading






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