Registration is now open for the Housing Center's 3rd Annual Rock the Block 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk at Edgewater Park on the lake. New this year is the option to register for teams of six or for a family of four. So gather your co-workers for an office challenge, or enlist family members for a bonding experience while supporting a great cause! Register securely online at www.hermescleveland.com. Participants will receive refreshments, commemorative T-shirts and goodie bags. Start training now!

Fair Housing

The Housing Research & Advocacy Center's mission is to promote fair housing and diverse communities, and to work to eliminate housing discrimination in Northeast Ohio by providing effective research, education, and advocacy.

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NFHA Urges Ohio Senate to Reject Radical Anti-Civil Rights Bill

June 30th, 2014

Senate Bill 349 Would Make It Easier to Discriminate in Housing WASHINGTON, DC – A proposed bill in the Ohio Senate would make it easier for landlords and others to discriminate in housing and not to be held accountable for their actions. It would also cost the State at least $1 million in lost federal [...]

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Third Annual Rock the Block 5K! at Edgewater Park

June 18th, 2014

Registration is now open for the Housing Center’s 3rd Annual Rock the Block 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk. The race will be help on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Edgewater Park. New this year is the option to register for teams of six. So gather your co-workers for an office challenge, or enlist family [...]

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30 for 30 Campaign a Success!

Special thanks to friends of the Housing Center who provided monetary contributions totaling $24,362 in honor of our 30th Anniversary! We cannot achieve our vision to create vibrant, diverse communities without the generosity of individuals supporting our fair housing research, education, and advocacy activities. 30 for 30 Campaign donations will be used to fund our work to eliminate housing discrimination and ensure equal housing opportunities for all. Thank you for partnering with us to lay the foundation for another 30 years of hope!

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Research

The Housing Center conducts respected, accurate, and accessible research on housing and lending patterns in Northeast Ohio and throughout the State which impacts policy and helps consumers. In addition to our annual State of Fair Housing in Northeast Ohio report, we produce a variety of reports, maps, and other publications examining fair housing and fair lending issues in the region, as well as foreclosure trends, subprime lending, and related matters.

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Education

The Housing Center's education program informs consumers of their rights and clarifies fair housing law to landlords, property managers, and real estate professionals. Our educational programming is dedicated to preventing future discrimination and assisting individuals in understanding. We also train social workers, attorneys, and other advocates to help their clients who might face discrimination in housing.

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Advocacy

The Housing Center works with residents of Northeast Ohio by helping consumers understand their fair housing rights and assisting those who have victimized by housing discrimination through every step of the complaint process.

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