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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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FHC Testing Leads to Justice Department Action

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, November 19, 2015   Justice Department Sues Three Michigan Apartment Complexes for Discriminating Against Families with Children The Justice Department today filed a lawsuit against the owners and manager … Continue reading

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Criminal Background, Arrest and Conviction Record and Fair Housing

This article was originally published in our Spring 2014 Newsletter. The United States Department of Justice advises that more than 650,000 ex-offenders are released from prison every year1, and social scientists and legal scholars now estimate up to 65,000,000 people are … Continue reading

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DOJ: Not Okay to Just Claim “Senior Housing”

DOJ: You can’t just claim senior housing- you have to follow the guidelines. Santa Rosa homeowners assoc. pays $49,000.

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National Civil Rights Groups Applaud Department of Education, Department of Justice

Press Release – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Civil Rights Groups: School Diversity Guidance “Good for Our Young People, for Our Communities and for Our Nation” For Immediate Release Contact: Scott Westbrook Simpson, 202.466.2061, simpson@civilrights.org December 2, 2011 Washington, DC … Continue reading

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