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The Fair Housing Act Makes Us Stronger: Commemorating 50 Years of the Fair Housing Act

The Fair Housing Act Makes Us Stronger: Commemorating 50 Years of the Fair Housing Act

While the mobile home wasn’t Lavon’s first choice, it was the closest place to rent near his son and daughter’s school.  It also was walking distance to everyone’s job, which was a necessity once their only car died.  After four requests for the same application and eight “re-checks” of his credit, Lavon began to think the color of his skin made a difference in where he could live.