The Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit (FHCMD) extends its thanks and appreciation to the plaintiffs, testers, witnesses and attorneys who have assisted the cause of fair housing by participating in the following litigations.
FHCMD Cooperating Attorney Steve Tomkowiak reported that he has filed a Counter-Complaint against a landlord bringing claims under the Fair Housing Act and the Michigan Persons With Disabilities Civil Right Act. The case was filed in the 36th District Court before the Honorable Wanda A. Evans.
The fair housing community lost one of its most revered advocates with the passing of Cliff Schrupp; who died on September 11th, 2013.
NEWS ITEM, JUNE 2014 - - Larry and Karen Bradley, an African American married couple residing in Detroit sought to take advantage of the LIVE IN DETROIT program through Ms. Bradley’s employment with DTE Energy. They attempted to purchase a unit at Charbonneau Cooperative located in Lafayette Park section of Detroit.
The Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit (FHC), in order to advance the cause of fair housing and to help secure the legal rights of complainants who allege violations of state or federal fair housing laws, enters into "Agreements" with certain private practice attorneys. Those attorneys, referred to as "FHC Cooperating Attorneys", agree to accept FHC referred cases in accordance with the terms outlined in the FHC Contingent Fee Agreement.