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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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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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Apartment Complex Sued for “No Felony” Policy

Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid MichiganPO Box 7825, Ann Arbor, MI 48107 (877) 979-FAIR www.fhcmichigan.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 31, 2020 Media Contacts: Attorney William F. Piper 269-321-5008A copy of the complaint can be found here. Apartment Complex Sued … Continue reading

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Defend Civil Rights

A vital protection against housing segregation and discrimination is under attack. The current administration is attempting to rollback protections against housing discrimination by gutting a part of the Fair Housing Act (FHA). At stake is a protection under the FHA called … Continue reading

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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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