COVID-19 Update

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the City of Fort Wayne Metropolitan Human Relations Commission is closed to the public beginning March 25, 2020 with plans to reopen in April.   For assistance, please call (260) 427-1146 and leave a message and someone will reach out to you. You are also encouraged to visit the Metropolitan Human Relations Commission’s website at http://www.fortwaynemetro.org/contact-us/general-inquiries.html.  to submit a general inquiry to the Commission. We appreciate your patience through this difficult time.

 

Fair Housing Protections & the Covid-19 Fact Sheet

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Commission is working to better understand and address any fair housing impacts of this public health emergency. We hope the fact sheet below is helpful to renters, home owners, housing providers, social service providers, and other community organizations, as we all work to address the pandemic.

COVID-19 Fact Sheet

 

The EEOC’s updated Pandemic Preparedness document addresses FAQs on workplace pandemic planning, including COVID-19, as it relates to the ADA.The EEOC’s updated Pandemic Preparedness document addresses FAQs on workplace pandemic planning, including COVID-19, as it relates to the ADA.


https://www.eeoc.gov/facts/pandemic_flu.html

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People experiencing homelessness often have a higher risk of exposure to infectious diseases. HUD guidance for homeless service providers offers information on preventing and treating these diseases and resources to access local health care centers.

https://www.hud.gov/coronavirus

2019 Fair Housing Summit - April 18, 2019

The 2019 Fair Housing Summit exceeded expectations! We had a ‘sold out’ crowd and our presenters provided excellent information. If you missed the event, you can still learn from some of the presenters. Below are three sessions that City TV videotaped, please just click the link. Again, thank you to all who attended and presented.  Be on the look-out in months ahead for information for the 2020 Fair Housing Summit and plan to attend early so you don't miss out on this amazing opportunity!

Disability Case Law with Amy Nelson

Chronic Evictions Panel Discussion

Keynote Address: Kevin Boyle, author of Arc of Justice

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4 May 2020   4:30 pm -
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