The Fair Housing Act, religious land usage and the Equal Credit Reporting Act will be among the topics slated to be discussed at the Southwest Florida Annual Fair Housing Summit on April 12 in Fort Myers.
The event, which is being hosted by the Fort Myers Housing Authority, Lee County Department of Human Services and the cities of Cape Coral and Fort Myers, will be held at the Dr. Carrie Robinson Community Center at 2990 Edison Avenue in Fort Myers, a release posted on the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce website said.
Other topics scheduled to be covered at the event include information on Justice Department enforcement actions as well as reasonable modification and accommodations, special parking requests, animals and civil rights.
Scheduled speakers include Aaron Levine and Henry Whitehead of the the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Michael Maurer, deputy chief of the Justice Department Civil Rights Division's housing and civil enforcement section and Assistant U.S. Attorney Yohance Pettis, the release said.
Seating for the free event, which is open to the public, is limited. Reservations are encouraged. For more information call 239-344-3247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.