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Thu, Sep 14

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Skokie Public Library

Fair Housing 101 Workshop in partnership w/ Skokie Public Library

Join Open Communities & Skokie Public Library to learn more about your fair housing rights and ways to take action when housing discrimination occurs.

Fair Housing 101 Workshop in partnership w/ Skokie Public Library
Fair Housing 101 Workshop in partnership w/ Skokie Public Library

Time & Location

Sep 14, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077, USA

About the event

Open Communities' Fair Housing 101 presentation covers the principle that fair housing rights that are available to us all. This training covers the broad protections in the federal Fair Housing Act, gives an overview of local protections in Illinois as well as in Cook County, and helps community members understand how to recognize violations and take action. Some of the topics include reasonable accommodations for tenants, protections against discrimination based on a person's Source of Income, and the rights of people with prior involvement with the justice system when they are applying for housing.

This training is open to all community members who would like to learn more about their fair housing rights (and ways to take action when housing discrimination occurs) and landlords who would like to learn more about their responsibilities under the law. All are welcome!

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