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Fulfilling the promises of the Fair Housing Act

A note from our Associate Director, 4/29/2022 You may know that April is National Fair Housing Month, when advocates across the country celebrate the passage of the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968. We’re reminded each April of the hard … Continue reading

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FHC Complaint Resolutions Open Up Thousands of Housing Opportunities for Families with Children

We are very pleased to announce the resolution of two complaints based on familial status discrimination, in violation of the Federal Fair Housing Act. These resolutions ensure a future with many more housing opportunities with families with children. Both complaints were … Continue reading

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FHC HUD Complaint Resolved for $45,000 + Policy Changes

The Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan (FHC) announces the resolution of a complaint based on familial status discrimination, in violation of the Fair Housing Act, filed against Management Resources Development, Inc. (MRD). MRD is a property management … Continue reading

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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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