Meeting Date:           June 27, 2011


From:                          Chris Edwards, Community Redevelopment Coordinator/Project Manager


Subject:                      Fair Housing Workshop





The City of Leesburg is holding a fair housing workshop to explain the Fair Housing Ordinance for all protected classes.


The City of Leesburg passed a Fair Housing Ordinance November 26, 1990.  The Ordinance states the City’s policy is to eliminate discrimination in housing based upon race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, familial status, handicap or age.


The Fair Housing Ordinance for the City of Leesburg also includes provision for citizen’s complaints, which will be explained at the workshop.  A copy of the Fair Housing Ordinance for the City of Leesburg is attached. 


The workshop is part of the requirements for submission of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application to the Florida Department of Community Affairs.




Fiscal Impact


There is no fiscal impact related to the workshop.


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