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Criminal Background and Housing Info

January 6, 2021 | Categories: About the FHC | Tags: criminal background, Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan, fair housing law, housing discrimination, HUD, landlord, latino, race, tenant, tenant rights

“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 any of those statements (or others), call the Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid […]

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

March 8, 2018 | Categories: News | Tags: Alex Hosey, east lansing, housing discrimination, Lansing State Journal, racism

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 to take a hard look at how to make real and lasting change, touches on the […]

Dates Set for Housing Advocates Training

July 27, 2017 | Categories: Events, News | Tags: advocates, case manager, Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan, fair housing law, housing advocates training, housing discrimination, housing subsidies, landlord tenant law, Legal Services of South Central Michigan, Michigan Poverty Law Program, social work

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 will be held on Wednesday, September 20th from 9:15-11:45 AM. Details and Registration information can […]

FHC Launches New Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign

August 10, 2015 | Categories: About FHC, News | Tags: discrimination, fair housing, Fair Housing Act, fair housing for all, housing discrimination, sex, Sexual Harassment, YAWE

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 conduct of a sexual nature – is against the law and considered a form of […]

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