Title

Marking 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act: ‘Battle not yet won’

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

3-27-2018

Abstract

April is Fair Housing Month, and this year also brings the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, commonly referred to as the Fair Housing Act.

Intended to protect buyers and renters from discrimination, the Fair Housing Act was signed into law on April 11, 1968, by President Lyndon Johnson, prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, and national origin.

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