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David Esau accepting the FHC Board of Directors award at the annual Fair Housing Breakfast.

2019 Fair Housing Breakfast

The Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan welcomed Fred Freiberg, Executive Director of the Fair Housing Justice Center in New York, as the guest speaker at our charity event on Thursday, March 21st in Ann Arbor. Mr. Freiberg is one the nation’s leading experts on the use of undercover testing as an investigative tool to enforce civil rights laws. His talk was titled: “Fair Housing: With All Deliberate Lethargy.”

The event also included the FHC Board of Directors Award. The award was presented to David Esau with Michigan Accessible Homes, a division of Cornerstone Design – an architectural firm based in Ann Arbor. Mr. Esau has collaborated with the Fair Housing Center since 2006 on fair housing issues relating to accessibility under state and federal law. His expertise has aided in the resolution of nearly a dozen fair housing complaints including: Lowrey v Uptown and Tankson v Randolph Court.

Photographs can be found here.

Below is the video of the entire event. You can listen to just the audio here.

You can also view just Mr. Freiberg’s talk or listen to the audio.

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