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Fulfilling the promises of the Fair Housing Act

April 29, 2022 | Categories: About the FHC | Tags: age, disability, Disability Rights, Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan, fair housing donate, fair housing month, familial status, give, marital status, membership, national origin, race, religion, results, sex, Sexual Harassment, sexual orientation

A note from our Associate Director, 4/29/2022 You may know that April is National Fair Housing Month, when advocates across the country celebrate the passage of the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968. We’re reminded each April of the hard work and sacrifices made before us that allow us to continue the fight toward ending […]


Fair Housing Laws Protect Immigrants, Refugees, and People of All Religious Faiths

February 14, 2017 | Categories: Fair Housing Law | Tags: Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan, ICE, immigration, immigration status, national origin, refugee, religion

State and federal fair housing laws prohibit discrimination based on national origin and religion.  In our eight-county service area, Ann Arbor, East Lansing, and Ypsilanti all have “policies related to diversity, welcoming and immigration.” For a complete list of all the people protected from discrimination, click here.* Call the Fair Housing Center of Southeast & […]


Fountain Church of God in Christ v Scio Township

January 1, 1995 | Categories: Litigation | Tags: race, religion, Scio Township

#W95-47 Fountain Church of God in Christ v Scio Township Scio Township Fountain Church of God in Christ, an African-American church, attempted to purchase land zoned A-1 (agricultural) and have a conditional use permit issued in order to build a new church. On a 4-3 vote, and against the advice of their planning consultant, the […]


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