State Rep., advocates call for Fair Chance housing in Michigan

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Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 10:41 AM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Wednesday morning State Representative Abraham Aiyash (R-Hamtramck) and advocacy group ‘Nation Outside’ will host a press conference.

They will be introducing new legislation that would prevent landlords from inquiring about most criminal histories on rental applications and create a pathway for formerly incarcerated individuals to get a fair chance at accessing housing without being discriminated against.

The press conference will take place at 11:30 a.m. in Lansing and will be streamed on WILX.com.

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