Mayor Rahm Emanuel proclaims April to be Fair Housing Month in the City of Chicago. On April 11, 1968, then President Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1968, expanding on the Civil Rights Act of 1964, to include prohibitions regarding the sale, rental, and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin, sex (and as amended) disability and family status.
The Commission now accepts the filing of complaints and other documents by e-mail. For more information, click the following link.
Simply click on the following link and select Discrimination/Hate Crimes Assistance under the Service Type drop-box menu:
With the winter months upon us, please take care to clear the sidewalks and driveways around your business of snow and ice. Failure to do so could limit access to your business by customers, including the elderly and those with disabilities. You may even attract an extra customer or two.
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