Press Releases

 

$40,000 Fair Housing Win: Pit Bull Support Animal Reunited with Family, Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan, Ypsilanti, 12/21/2016

Rental agent exposes illegal housing discrimination,  Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan, Ypsilanti, 11/28/2016

Owner of 7 Michigan Apartment Complexes Pays $45,000 Settlement to Fair Housing and Justice Department , Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan, Ypsilanti, 10/5/2016

Justice Department Settles Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Involving Seven Michigan Apartment Complexes, Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs, 8/30/2016

Large Regional Property Management Company Accused of Housing Discrimination, Multiple Fair Housing Groups, 7/13/2016

New Rule Bans Landlords from Blanket Denials Based on Criminal Background, Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan, Ypsilanti, 4/12/2016

Justice Department Sues Three Michigan Apartment Complexes for Discriminating Against Families with Children, Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs, 11/19/15

African American Family Settles Race Case Against Ypsilanti Township Mobile Home Community, Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan, Ann Arbor, 10/20/2015

Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Multiple Lansing-Area Properties, Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, Ann Arbor, 5/13/2015

New Race Lawsuit Filed: White Tenant Attacks Black Teenager Yet Black Family Faces Eviction, Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, Ann Arbor, 12/29/2014

New Discrimination Lawsuit Filed: Wheelchair User Demands Sidewalk Access, Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, Ann Arbor, 10/1/2014

Inkster Housing Commission Cannot Evict Domestic Violence Survivor Because of the Abuse She Suffered”, ACLU-MI Press Release , 12/7/2013

$20,000 to Monroe Mom in Housing Settlement, Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, Ann Arbor, 12/3/2013

Fair Housing Center Settles Ann Arbor Disability Case for $39,500, “Live-in” Leasing Policy Unfairly Applied, Discriminates Against People with Disabilities, Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, Ann Arbor, 6/25/2013

Monroe Property Does Not Want Children; Lawsuit Filed,  Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, Ann Arbor, 4/10/2013

Ann Arbor Landlord Sued for Discrimination Against Children,  Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1/9/2013

HUD Issues Rules Formalizing Standard on Discriminatory Effects in Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 2/8/2013

Okemos Landlord Settles Claim Alleging Discrimination Against Family With Four Children,  Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, Ann Arbor, 12/10/2012

Justice Department Settles Fair Housing Lawsuit Against Michigan Mobile Home Operators for Discrimination Against Families with Children, United States Department of Justice, Washington, 7/5/2011

Michigan Property Owner and Manager Ordered to Pay $82,500 in Civil Penalties in Sexual Harassment Case, United States Department of Justice, Washington, 3/4/2011

HUD Proposes New Regulations To Ensure Equality for LGBT Individuals in Housing; Work of Local Organization Cited, Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1/25/2011

Obama Administration to Ensure Inclusion of the LGBT Community in HUD Programs“,  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 10/21/09

Jury Awards $115,000 to Victims of Housing Discrimination, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 8/6/2010

Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Alleging Racial Discrimination at Ann Arbor, Michigan, Michigan Apartment Complex, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 7/6/2010

Woodcrest Condominiums Pays $40,000 to Settle Housing Discrimination Case,  Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, (Newby v Woodcrest), Ann Arbor, 4/19/2010

$272,500 Settles Disability Case, Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, (Lowrey & FHC v Uptown), Ann Arbor, 3/9/2010

Justice Department Files Lawsuit Alleging Racial Discrimination at Ann Arbor, Michigan, Apartment Complex, United States Department of Justice, Washington, 3/3/2010

New Bias Suit Filed Against Ivanhoe Apartments, Ann Arbor, 7/21/2009  (Federal Court Case Case 5:09-cv-12815-SFC-MKM: FHC v Acme Investments, Inc.)

Fair Housing Center Expands to 6 Counties, Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, Ann Arbor, 6/2/2009

Justice Department sues Ypsilanti, Mich., Landlords for Sexual Harassment, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 1/29/2009

Ann Arbor Race Discrimination Case, Ann Arbor Apartment Complex Has Now Been Sued Twice, Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, (FHC v Town and Country), Ann Arbor, 5/10/2007

HUD Charges Michigan Apartment Complex with Violation of the Fair Housing Act by Refusing to Grant Reasonable Accommodation“, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 3/30/2006

Domestic violence victims will no longer be evicted“, American Civil Liberties Union,  Detroit, 12/10/2003