Brevard hosts fair housing program

first_img Brevard hosts fair housing programDouglas R. Beam, Fair Housing Continuum, Inc., and Central Florida Legal Services, Inc., recently brought “2002 Fair Housing Litigation: Rights, Remedies, and Rewards” to Brevard County.John Relman, the author of Housing Discrimination Practice Manual, of the Washington, D.C., firm Relman & Associates, presented an the educational program. Relman identified the efforts to block affordable housing development in Florida as the most critical fight facing fair housing advocates in this young 21st century.The seminar was attended by 90 participants from across the state.Among the speakers were several names from the ranks of Brevard County leadership: Chief Judge Bruce Jacobus, Circuit Court Judge Lisa Davidson, Commissioner Jackie Colon, and President Morgan Laur Reinman of the Brevard County Bar. Florida Bar President Terry Russell was featured as the luncheon speaker discussing the housing problems confronting low income persons growing from stereotypes and prejudices which can be overcome by fair housing advocacy. May 15, 2002 Regular News Brevard hosts fair housing programlast_img

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