Fair Housing Seminar
Fair Housing Seminar
► Tuesday, February 20, 2018 ~ 5:30 pm – 7 pm ~ Room D
– Doors open: 5 pm ~ All ages welcome ~ Add to Calendar
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Join the Housing Opportunity Project of Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights for a free event for housing providers, community members, and service providers. Experts from the Housing Opportunity Project and Northwest Side Housing Center will lead a presentation and discussion on the federal, state, county, and city fair housing laws and policies that impact tenants, landlords, realtors, and property managers.
Topics will include:
- Protected classes under federal, state, and local fair housing laws
- Housing accommodations for people with disabilities
- The Housing Choice Voucher Program
- Tenant screening processes
RSVP at www.clccrul.org/events/2018/2/20/fair-housing-seminar/. Please contact [email protected] or call us at 312-888-4196 with any questions.
If you need a foreign or sign language interpreter or special accommodations, please call the Chicago Commission on Human Relations at (312) 744-4111 or email the Commission at [email protected] at least 48 hours prior to the event.
Thank you to the Copernicus Center for hosting this event.
About the Housing Opportunity Project:
The Housing Opportunity Project uses systemic litigation and advocacy to combat housing discrimination and barriers to opportunity. We investigate complaints of discrimination throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, educate people about fair housing rights and obligations and provide representation to individuals and groups to challenge discriminatory policies and practices based on race, national origin and other protected classes. We also engage in advocacy supporting equitable development and investment in historically disinvested communities of color supporting the stabilization and improvement of housing.
Fair Housing Seminar Organizers:
Presenters from Housing Opportunity Project
Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights ~ Chicago Commission on Human Relations ~ Copernicus Foundation ~ Northwest Side Housing Center
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