Tag Archives: Fair Housing Act

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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FHC Launches New Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign

The Fair Housing Center has launched a campaign titled Shine a Light to bring public awareness to the issue of sexual harassment and housing. Sexual harassment – such as unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other unwelcome verbal or physical … Continue reading

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New Fair Housing Rule

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released a final rule regarding the Fair Housing Act’s provisions to affirmatively further fair housing (AFFH). The rule includes tools that will make it easier for communities to identify and overcome segregation, concentrated poverty, and other barriers to … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Saves Fair Housing Act

The Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan has been working for 23 years to open up housing free from discrimination. Our work aims to allow people the ability to live where they choose – not where others deem acceptable. We … Continue reading

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Lansing-Area Case: Discrimination Against Families with Children

The Fair Housing Center has filed a lawsuit against the owner/operator of several Lansing-area properties. Check out these links for the full press release and statewide news coverage: FHC Press Release Michigan Radio WNEM Channel 5 WFSB Channel 3 (includes video) According to … Continue reading

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