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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Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

11:45 a.m.

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Arc Of Justice: A Saga Of Race, Civil Rights, And Murder In The Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle

Follows the 1925 murder trial of African-American doctor Ossian Sweet, who was accused of murdering...

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Volunteer Tester Training - Evening

5:00 pm - 8:00 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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Esperanza Rising

11:45 am

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Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

Esperanza thought she'd always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico--she'd always...

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National Fair Housing News

President Obama Speaks about New Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

“Making Our Communities Stronger through Fair Housing”

WASHINGTON, DC—President Obama, in his July 11 radio address, spoke about his administration’s new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule that makes it easier for communities to implement the Fair Housing Act.  The President said that the new AFFH rule enables communities to ensure that housing is fair and that no American’s destiny is determined by a ZIP code. More info.

U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project

Click here for the June 25, 2015 decision and here for an article, "The Power of the Supreme Court’s Decision in the Fair Housing Act Case", in Poverty and Race Research Action Council's newsletter.

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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.