FHC in the News

2016

Settlement reached in housing discrimination suit,” Argus-press.com, 10/7/2016

Apartment owners to pay $45K after discrimination complaints,” Detroit Free Press, 10/5/2016

Owners of local apartments to pay $45K to settle discrimination complaints,” Lansing State Journal, 10/5/2016

Discrimination lawsuit involving 7 apartment complexes settled,” WILX.com, 10/5/2016

Owners of 7 Lansing-area apartments settle bias suit,” The Detroit News, 9/1/2016

Settlement reached in Michigan housing discrimination case,” CBSNews.com, 9/1/2016

Apartment complexes agree to stop banning children from one-bedroom units,” MLive.com, 9/1/2016

Mishawaka apartment complex named in federal housing complaint,” South Bend Tribune, 7/14/2016

Apartment managers accused of discriminating against families,” MLive, 7/13/2016

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

2015

No kids allowed, feds allege, as Bloomfield Hills woman accused of housing discrimination,” The Oakland Press, 11/20/2015

Feds: Apartment complexes discriminated against families,” Lansing State Journal, 11/22/2015

African-American Family Settles Race Case Against Ypsilanti Township Mobile Home Community“, Another Ann Arbor, 10/22/2015

“Why was a multifamily owner in Michigan Sued for Discrimination?” National Association for Multifamily Law, 5/19/2015

Lawsuit_ apartment complexes discriminate against families with – WNEM TV 5“, WNEM (includes video coverage), 5/14/2015

Lawsuit: apartment complexes discriminate against families with children – WFSB 3 Connecticut“, WFSB (includes video coverage), 5/14/2015

Landlord sued for refusing tenants with kids“, Michigan Radio, 5/13/2015

Time Michigan got on the right side of history“, The Detroit Free Press Editorial Board, 4/4/2015

Family sues mobile home community for discrimination after assault“, Mlive.com, 1/16/2015

White Tenant Attacks Black Teenager Yet Black Family Faces Eviction“, Another Ann Arbor, 1/6/2015

Mobile home community in Ypsilanti Township faces race discrimination lawsuit over family’s eviction“, Ypsilanti Courier, Heritage Newspapers, 1/6/2015

2014

Blind Resident Files Suit Against Hartland Community“, WHMI, 93.5, 10/7/2014

Blind Hartland man files federal discrimination suit“, Livingston Daily, 10/3/2014

10 things your landlord won’t tell you“, New York Post, 6/15/2014

2013

The ‘R’ Word: Shattering the Illusion of Ann Arbor’s Universally Tolerant Atmosphere”, The Ann, December 2013

Monroe woman wins discrimination lawsuit, Monroe Evening News, 12/6/2013

ACLU seeks to prevent eviction of domestic violence victim“, Michigan Radio, 12/5/2013

Inkster mother who is survivor of domestic violence faces eviction“, Channel 7 WXYZ.com, 12/5/2013

Rights group lands $39.5K settlement after calling out Scio Farms Estates’ policies as discriminatoryAnnArbor.com, 6/28/2013

Few protections for LGBT in housing discrimination“, Michigan Radio, 91.7, 4/30/2013

Ann Arbor landlord accused of discriminating against visiting U-M professor“, annarbor.com, 1/9/2013

Visiting prof: Ann Arbor landlord discriminated“, Associated Press via vcstar.com, 1/8/2013

2011

Housing Advocates Training & Welfare Policy Seminar Wrapping Up (synopsis only), WHMI, 93.5, 11/2/2011

Mobile home park sued after Fair Housing Center finds discrimination“, Detroit Free Press, 7/6/2011

Monroe trailer park settles anti-child bias case“, Yahoo! News, 7/5/2011

Monroe trailer park operators accused of discrimination settle lawsuit“,
Detroit News, 7/5/2011

Judge orders Washtenaw County Commissioner Ronnie Peterson, property manager to pay $82,500“, AnnArbor.com, 3/6/2011

Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan looking for testers to help investigate housing discrimination complaints,” AnnArbor.com, 2/13/2011

In another nod to gays, feds tackling housing bias,” Washington Post, 1/21/2011

2010

Settlement Reached in Fair Housing Case“, annarborchronicle.com, 7/8/2010

Owners of Ivanhoe House Apartments in Ann Arbor agree to settle discrimination lawsuit“, Detroit News via AnnArbor.com, 7/6/2010

Ann Arbor apartment complex faces federal fair housing lawsuit“, AnnArbor.com, 7/6/2010

Michigan Fair Housing Groups Awarded $1.1 Million to Help Fight Discrimination“, HUD.gov, 4/23/2010

Ann Arbor-based fair housing center accepts settlement in Monroe lawsuit“, Annarbor.com, 4/19/2010

“Feds File Racial Discrimination Lawsuit”, video (no longer available), Channel 7 story, 3/3/2010

Feds file suit after probe reveals discrimination at Ann Arbor housing complex“, Freep.com, 3/3/2010

HUD seeks help with anti-gay discrimination study“, guardian.co.uk, 2/25/2010

Fair Housing Changes Proposed for Sexual Orientation Discrimination“, Michigan Policy Network, 2/25/2010

HUD Seeks Input on LGBT Study“, Huffington Post, 2/24/2010

2009

HUD Combats Discrimination“, New York Times, 11/6/2009

‘HUD Charges Owners of the Short Term Rental Housing for Refusing to Rent to Women“, HUD, 9/22/2009

Fair Housing Center battles bias in housing in Jackson County“, Jackson Citizen Patriot, Mlive.com article, 7/31/2009

Suit claims racial bias in rentals“, The Ann Arbor News, Mlive.com, 7/23/2009

Ann Arbor apartment complex faces federal fair housing lawsuit“, annarbor.com, 7/22/2009

“Center adds 3 counties to housing service area”, Mlive.com, 6/3/2009

“Fair Housing Center expands to Livingston County”, Livingstondaily.com, 6/2/2009 (unpublished as of 8/2015), fhcmichigan

Appeals court says Ann Arbor hotel discrimination suit can proceed“, detnews.com, 5/21/2009

Editorial: Discrimination in housing still exists; Laws, advocates remain necessary“, Ann Arbor News- Mlive.com, 3/11/2009

Landlords settle family bias cases“, Ann Arbor News- Mlive.com, 3/7/2009

FHC announces settlement of two family housing discrimination cases“, Washtenaw County Legal News, 3/5/2009

Landlord, manager named in federal suit“, Ann Arbor News, 1/30/2009

2007

Ypsilanti man to receive settlement from apartment complex“, Detroit Free Press, 1/17/2007

2006

Disabled man sues over snub“, Detroit Free Press, 5/9/2006

Fairway Trails accused of violating Fair Housing Act“, Ann Arbor News, 4/5/2006

2002

Two Michigan men collect $20,000 settlement from Ann Arbor landlords in sex discrimination case“, National Fair Housing Advocate Online, 10/2002

Insult to Injury: Government Policies encourages landlords to evict domestic-violence victims“, Metro Times, 4/24/2002

1992-2000 (we are currently updating this page)

Lesbian Couple Settles Housing Suit“, Between the Lines, June, 1995

Lesbian couple wins settlement in lawsuit over housing refusal“, The Ann Arbor News, May 25, 1995

Ann Arbor complex settles suit with gay couple it turned away“, Detroit Free Press, May 25, 1995

Lesbians fight for equality in housing“, The Michigan Daily, March 11, 1994

Gay couple sues housing co-op“, Ann Arbor News, March 5, 1994

“Michigan FHC-Washtenaw Assisted Lawsuit Breaks New Legal Ground”, National Fair Housing Advocate Online, 9/1994

$21,000 paid in suit over kids sharing room“, Detroit Free Press, September 23, 1993

Racial bias tops list of complaints at fairness center“, Ann Arbor News, July 4, 1993

Suit cites bedroom rules at complex“, Detroit Free Press, April 2, 1993

Children discriminated against in renting, woman says“, Ann Arbor News, April 2, 1993

EMU settles employee bias lawsuit“, Ann Arbor News, November 12, 1992

 

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