Category Archives: About FHC

REALTORS Show Support for Fair Housing Goals

This month the nation celebrates the 52nd anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. This landmark civil rights legislation was the result of years of individual and collective struggle against discrimination in sales, rental, financing and other housing-related transactions. The Act … Continue reading

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Virtual Housing Advocates Training – Registration Open

~ April 8 and 9 ~ Registration Now Open! This two-day virtual training is an excellent resource for anyone working as an advocate (clients/consumers also welcome). Housing Advocates Training (HAT) is three 2 – 2.5 hour sessions, and Welfare Policy Seminar … Continue reading

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HUD: We Will Now Fully Enforce FHA to Prohibit LGBT Discrimination

Sexual orientation and gender identity are now officially included in “sex” discrimination under the Fair Housing Act. While our office has been acting under this assumption for decades, we both applaud and are hopeful for what this official declaration means … Continue reading

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REALTORS® Stand Up Against Housing Discrimination

The Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS® (AAABoR) is partnering with the Fair Housing Center to support the 2021 REALTORS® for Fair Housing Campaign.  “We are asking local REALTORS® to publicly pledge their support for the letter and the spirit … Continue reading

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New Section 8 Housing Voucher Protections

The City of Ann Arbor and the City of Ypsilanti have both recently changed their non-discrimination ordinances to specifically include housing vouchers (section 8) in the protected class of source of income. Citizens who feel they have been illegally denied … Continue reading

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