Renting in Detroit: Know Your Fair Housing Rights

I. Use of Criminal Records in Housing & Detroit's Fair Chance Ordinance
--Lesa Kent, Civil Rights Manager II, Detroit Civil Rights, Inclusion, and Opportunity Department
--Steve Tomkowiak, Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit, Fair Housing Act's Requirements as to Use of Criminal Records

II. Expungements - Overview of the New Changes to Michigan’s
--Chui Karega, General Counsel, NAACP of Michigan

III. Habitability & Detroit's Rental Certification Process
--Patrick Cooney, Assistant Director, Detroit Partnership on Economic Mobility, Michigan Poverty Solutions, The Status of Home Repair in Detroit (October 2020)
--Samuel Fleming, Detroit’s Buildings, Safety, Engineering, and Environmental Department (BSEED), Rental Property Registration Process

IV. Tenant Rights & Responsibilities and Best Practices
--Steve Tomkowiak, Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit
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