Tag Archives: housing discrimination

Criminal Background and Housing Info

“We have a ‘no felony’ policy.” “If you served time in the last 20 years, we won’t take you.” “We don’t even look at an application if you have a criminal record.” “Arrested? You can’t live here.” If you’ve heard … Continue reading

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Essay by 15-year-old Spurs Change in East Lansing

We were so impressed by the words of this young man in East Lansing, we just had to share. Fifteen-year-old Alex Hosey wrote an essay about housing discrimination and ideas on how to draw attention to the issue. The essay, which has now spurred city officials … Continue reading

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Dates Set for Housing Advocates Training

Housing Advocates Training is designed to help social service professionals gain a working knowledge of fair housing law, landlord/tenant law, and housing subsidy programs. Housing Advocates Training will be held on Tuesday, September 19th from 9:15-5 PM. Welfare Policy Seminar … 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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