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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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Fair Housing Center responds to “No Section 8” policy in Ypsilanti Township, MI

The Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan has filed a new discrimination complaint against the Charter Township of Ypsilanti. You can read the housing complaint here. Related MLive articles: First-of-its-kind plan bans section 8 housing, limits rentals in … Continue reading

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New Rule Bans Landlords from Blanket Denials Based on Criminal Background

Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan PO Box 7825, Ann Arbor, MI  48107 (877) 979-FAIR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Press Release PDF April 12, 2016 For more information, contact: Kristen Cuhran, (877) 979-3247 New Rule Bans Landlords from Blanket Denials Based … Continue reading

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African American Family Settles Housing Race Case

Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan PO Box 7825, Ann Arbor, MI  48107   (877) 979-FAIR    www.fhcmichigan.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE African American Family Settles Race Case Against Ypsilanti Township Mobile Home Community Tuesday, October 20, 2015 For more information contact: Pamela Kisch, 734-272-8383 … Continue reading

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African-American Family Hopes for Justice in Fair Housing Case

The Fair Housing Center has aided in the filing of a race discrimination lawsuit against a property in Ypsilanti Township, MI. The lawsuit alleges that a white tenant attacked a black teenager, yet the black family faced eviction within two days … Continue reading

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