PAINESVILLE, Ohio, April 20, 2023– April 2023 marks the 55th anniversary of the passage of Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act; commonly referred to as The Fair Housing Act of 1968. At today’s Commissioner’s meeting, the Board of Lake County Commissioners proclaimed April 2023 “Fair Housing Month” in Lake County, Ohio.
“It has been 55 years since the Fair Housing Act was passed, and FHRC will continue to commit our efforts to ensure true housing choice for all residents,” said Fair Housing Resource Center Executive Director, Patricia Kidd, Esq.
The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing due to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, and familial status. Fair Housing is the opportunity to choose where one lives. Please click here to read the entire press release.