April is National Fair Housing Month
This year, we celebrate the 53rd anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. This landmark law was signed into law on April 11, 1968, by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, and family status. The Act furthers the beliefs advocated by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the other heroes of the Civil Rights Movement.
For more information about your fair housing rights feel free to contact HUD at 1-800-669-9777 or the City’s Fair Housing Officer, Erica Collins at 315-828-6565 or firstname.lastname@example.org