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  • Sussex Progressive Community holds Fair Housing forum

  • Melody Taylor, regional director of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, spoke to more than 80 attendees at a recent Sussex Progressive Community meeting.
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  • Melody Taylor, regional director of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, spoke to more than 80 attendees at a recent Sussex Progressive Community meeting.
    Taylor addressed the Fair Housing theme, "Fair Housing It's Your Right-Use It" by providing several accounts of cases and remedies that the department has gained in helping victims of discrimination exercise their rights.She stated that while progress has been made in the 46 years since the Fair Housing Act was passed, there is still work to be done.
    Persons who believe they have experienced discrimination may file a complaint by calling (800) 669-9777 or visit hud.gov/fairhousing.
     

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