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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 Fair Housing Case Filed on Behalf of Wheelchair User

Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan PO Box 7825, Ann Arbor, MI  48107 (877) 979-FAIR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Press Release PDF Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Media Contacts: FHC Staff Niki Green (877) 979-3247, Attorney Steve Tomkowiak (248) … Continue reading

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$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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Housing Resources for Veterans

Under the Fair Housing Act, it’s illegal to deny housing or discriminate against someone based on his or her disability, sex, race, color, national origin, familial status, or religion. Although federal fair housing law does not prohibit discrimination solely based … Continue reading

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25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

This week marks the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This landmark civil rights law prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including employment, education, and transportation. It also put into effect accessible design … Continue reading

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