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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Boy, Snow, Bird: A Novel

11:45 a.m.

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Boy, Snow, Bird: A Novel by Helen Oyeyemi

In the winter of 1953, Boy Novak arrives by chance in a small town in Massachusetts, looking, she...

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Civil Rights Groups File HUD Complaint Over Neglected Foreclosures

Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and 19 local fair housing organizations including the FHCWM announced the filing with HUD of a housing discrimination complaint against Fannie Mae, one of the largest owners of foreclosed homes in the United States. The civil rights groups allege that Fannie Mae maintains and markets its foreclosures (also known as real estate owned or “REO” properties) in White neighborhoods consistently better than in middle- and working-class African American and Latino neighborhoods, a practice that violates the federal Fair Housing Act. The complaint is the result of a five-year investigation.  Form more information: NFHA Press Release; FHCWM Press Release; FHCWM Press Conference Slides.

May 21st Fair Housing Luncheon & Workshops

Registration for Thursday, May 21st event is no longer available.  Please call the FHCWM about being added to a waiting list for this event.  Learn more about the workshops and keynote speaker James Carr.


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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

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