NAR Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

Fair Housing Makes Us Stronger: Showcase Stories

Fair Housing Stories

New York REALTORS

NEW YORK REALTORS DEMONSTRATE COMMITMENT TO FAIR HOUSING AWARENESS

NYSAR has made a commitment to spreading continued awareness of Fair Housing.

Chicago Tribune

A HISTORY OF FAIR HOUSING IN ILLINOIS

“We all want the same thing. We want a nice place for our children to grow up. It’s not just a house. It’s a community.” – Frank J. Williams

Firdaus Rahman

TEACHER TURNED REALTOR SHARES HER UNIQUE EXPERIENCE WITH FAIR HOUSING

When Firdaus Rahman arrived with her husband to Mobile, Alabama in the 1980s, she found out relatively quickly she could no longer be an English teacher. So, she decided to go into real estate.

Real Estate Central in Huntington, West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA REALTORS JOIN CITY’S “OPEN TO ALL” ANTI-DISCRIMINATION CAMPAIGN

REALTORS® from Real Estate Central in Huntington, West Virginia are championing the city’s Open to All campaign, which fits perfectly within the spirit of the Fair Housing Act.

Marine Turned Realtor® Still Fighting For All Americans

For a half century, Steve Amos has been a Fair Housing champion in both Nebraska and Iowa.

Old-money suburb takes on the fight for Fair Housing

From posters to making it a part of school curriculums; how Grosse Pointe became a leading fair housing advocate.

Fair Housing is good for our business and our clients

For Pat Combs, it’s as simple as that.

Fair Housing made us free

Pedro Hernandez remembers a time before the passage of the Fair Housing Act when discrimination ran rampant in the neighborhoods of Miami, Florida.

I wanted to make a statement

With over 50 years in the industry, Frank Williams has played an integral part in fighting racism and championing the fair housing movement.

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