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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.
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
Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan PO Box 7825, Ann Arbor, MI 48107 (877) 979-FAIR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2017 For more information, contact: Kristen Cuhran, (877) 979-3247 UNITED WAY AWARDS $7,700 GRANT TO FAIR HOUSING CENTER … Continue reading
Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan PO Box 7825, Ann Arbor, MI 48107 (877) 979-FAIR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Press Release PDF April 12, 2016 For more information, contact: Kristen Cuhran, (877) 979-3247 New Rule Bans Landlords from Blanket Denials Based … Continue reading
This article was originally published in our Spring 2014 Newsletter. The United States Department of Justice advises that more than 650,000 ex-offenders are released from prison every year1, and social scientists and legal scholars now estimate up to 65,000,000 people are … Continue reading