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Criminal Background and Housing Info Session

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

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New Media Coverage on FHC Complaint Against Ypsilanti Township Policy

The Fair Housing Center filed a complaint with HUD in January, 2016, regarding the Township of Ypsilanti’s ban on Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8). Our position is that the township’s rules disproportionately impact minorities, women, disabled residents and women with children … 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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New Rule Bans Landlords from Blanket Denials Based on Criminal Background

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

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FHC Awarded Nearly $1,000,000 to Fight Housing Discrimination

On October 15, 2014, the Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan received notice of a three-year grant totaling $974,832 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban

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