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New Criminal Background & Housing Fact Sheet

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.  

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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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United Way Awards $7,700 Grant to Fair Housing Center

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

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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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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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