Fair Housing Center of West Michigan

The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan is the front door to housing choice, ensuring everyone has equal opportunity to choose housing that's right for them. We work to prevent housing discrimination, remove barriers that allow it to persist, and restore housing choice when discrimination happens.

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Upcoming Events

Volunteer Tester Training - Morning

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

To attend a tester training, you can register online or contact Gabe Chapla at (616) 451-2980 or 1-866-389-FAIR.

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32nd Annual Luncheon & Workshop Series

8:15 am - 1:30 pm

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We are busy making plans for an exciting and educational conference which...

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FHCWM News

Office Schedule

Please note that the FHCWM will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Find events celebrating Dr. King in the Grand Rapids area and across the State. On April 11, 1968—seven days after the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—President Lyndon Johnson signed into law Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, commonly known as the Fair Housing Act. The legislation

 was co-sponsored by then-Senators Edward Brooke and Walter Mondale and advanced an ambitious and progressive vision: to eliminate housing discrimination and residential segregation in this country. As envisioned, the Fair Housing Act is an important tool for achieving both justice and equity. In signing the bill, President Johnson proclaimed: “At long last, fair housing for all is now a part of the American way of life. We have come some of the way—not near all of it." Learn more about the legacy of Dr. King's work in fair housing here.
 

We are hiring!

Come join our team! The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan is seeking motivated, organized, and professional advocates to fill the roles of Education & Outreach Coordinator and Enforcement Coordinator. These full-time positions require a high level of dependability and multi-tasking, program management, reporting, initiative, excellent oral and written communication skills, problem-solving and exceptional computer skills.  Click here for full job descriptions and application information.

Save the Date!

 We are pleased to announce that Lisa Rice, President & CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance, will be the keynote speaker at our 32nd Annual Fair Housing Luncheon & Workshop Series, which will be held Thursday, April 25, 2019.  For more details, click here.
 


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20 Hall Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Phone: 616-451-2980
Toll-free: 866-389-FAIR
Fax: 616-451-2657

Se habla español.