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An original illustration by Artist Ronald Scarbough Pays Tribute to Mr. Schrupp’s contribution to fair housing in the Metropolitan Detroit area. Read more

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  • Celebrating the Life and Work of Clifford C. Schrupp
  • A Unique Opportunity to Help the Cause for Fair Housing

News Update

  • 40th Anniversary Fair Housing Leadership Awards

    After 40 years of championing the cause of fair housing and civil justice, it is time to celebrate!!!  The Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit will celebrate its 40th Anniversary at the Fair Housing Leadership Awards Reception which will be held at the Federal Reserve Conference Center, 1600 E Warren Ave, in Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 beginning at 5:30 pm. 
     
    Joining us are true social justice warriors: Peter Hammer, Esq. Stephen Henderson, Mayor Brian Hartwell, Esq. And Jim Pierson.
    Special Acknowledgement to our Sponsors: 
    Dart Properties II LLC
    Associated Management Company
    Comerica Bank
    L. R. Management Services Corporation
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OVER 11 MILLION DOLLARS WON IN SETTLEMENTS
Averaging over $33,000 per concluded litigation
SUPPORTING FAIR HOUSING THROUGHOUT THE US
FHCMD has assisted in over 20 metropolitan areas in the US
OVER 6,000 COMPLAINTS ACTIVELY INVESTIGATED
Since the formal inception of FHCMD in 1977.

The UN Reports on the Status of Human Rights in the U.S

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

The United Nations reported on the status of race in the United States in a special report issued in August. The UN committee noted many achievements that have occurred over the years while also noting how much work is yet undone. 
 
 
Guest Editorial
 
Tim Greer, MS is a FHCMD freelance paralegal, an advocate and former prisoner. In his Master of Science essay, entitled Employment, Public Benefits, Housing & Family: The impact of Free Legal Services on Prisoner Reentry (2013),  Greer shares his insights into the plight for housing and other social  services for this segment of our population. 
 
 
FHCMD is proud to highlight the insights and opinions of our fair housing community.  Contributors opinions are that of the writer and not necessarily  those of our board of directors, staff, members or sponsors.

A FAIR HOUSING STORY: Healing Stories Summit held at Marygrove College - Natalie

Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

Natalie's story

The Healing Stories Summit, held on March 1, 2014, was a great success. Held at Marygrove College in Detroit there were over 100 attendees gathered to hear stories of housing discrimination, housing foreclosure and other acts of social injustice. Two of the stories came from the archives of FHCMD. Listen to Natalie's story.

A FAIR HOUSING STORY: Healing Stories Summit held at Marygrove College - James Stevenson

Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

James Stevenson's story

The Healing Stories Summit, held on March 1, 2014, was a great success. Held at Marygrove College in Detroit there were over 100 attendees gathered to hear stories of housing discrimination, housing foreclosure and other acts of social injustice. Two of the stories came from the archives of FHCMD. Listen to James Stevenson's story.

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The evidence from the housing discrimination complaints filed with FHCMD by home seekers, from the "testing" conducted by the FHCMD, and from the statements provided by many housing providers who support fair housing laws and are willing to step forward to help expose violations of those laws, demonstrates that practices of unlawful housing discrimination continue and the services of FHCMD are needed. Read more