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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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Fair Housing Center responds to “No Section 8” policy in Ypsilanti Township, MI

The Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan has filed a new discrimination complaint against the Charter Township of Ypsilanti. You can read the housing complaint here. Related MLive articles: First-of-its-kind plan bans section 8 housing, limits rentals in … Continue reading

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FHC Testing Leads to Justice Department Action

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, November 19, 2015   Justice Department Sues Three Michigan Apartment Complexes for Discriminating Against Families with Children The Justice Department today filed a lawsuit against the owners and manager … Continue reading

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