The CROWN Act Passes in Michigan: How Does That Impact Your Community Association?
Michigan is now the 23rd state with a law that bars racial discrimination to include discrimination based on hair texture and hairstyles such as braids, locks and twists. Senate Bill 90, also known
On March 16, 2023, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Public Act 6 of 2023, enacting Senate Bill 4 of the 2023-2024 legislative session and amending the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and/or gender identify or expression.
The Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (“ELCRA” or
Federal Court Permits Fair Housing Claim to Keep Six Emotional Support Chickens to Proceed to Trial
Has your condominium or homeowners association encountered a request for an emotional support animal under the Fair Housing Act? If not, you are likely to encounter a request in
The Fair Housing Act, 42 USC 3601 et seq. (“FHA”), prohibits discrimination in housing based on an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, familial status, or national origin. Persons protected by the Fair Housing Act based on their familial status include:
Someone who is younger
School’s out for the summer! For many condominium and homeowners associations with families, the long summer days mean more families and children utilizing recreational facilities and common areas, such as clubhouses and swimming pools. Concerned about the safety of children who use these areas, condominium
The Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA) require condominium associations to make reasonable accommodations to disabled co-owners under certain circumstances. However, condominium associations should keep in mind that co-owners are not entitled to every accommodation that is requested. Rather, co-owners are only entitled to accommodations that