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Fair housing issues

Hearings before the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One ... second session, September 28 and 30, 1994

by United States

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Written in English


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Number of Pages530
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Open LibraryOL7372688M
ISBN 100160464870
ISBN 109780160464874

The Federal Fair Housing Acts (42 U.S. Code § § –) prohibit discrimination on the basis of race or color, religion, national origin, gender, familial status (having children and pregnancy), and physical or mental disability. Marital status is not one of the protected categories under federal law. (Public housing is an exception. Her book, Two Hundred Nights and One Day (Benu Press ), tells the story of the Milwaukee fair housing struggle. This book was awarded a bronze medal in poetry in the Independent Publishers Book Awards and named an outstanding achievement in poetry for by the Wisconsin Library Association.


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