Legal Notice – Cherokee County Commission – Proclamation

PROCLAMATION

Celebrating 49 Years of Fair Housing

COUNTY OF CHEROKEE

WHEREAS, the Congress of the United States passed the Civil Rights Act of 1968, of which Title VIII declared that the law of the land would now guarantee the rights of equal housing opportunity; and

WHEREAS, the County of Cherokee is committed to the mission and intent of Congress to provide fair and equal housing opportunities for all, and today, many realty companies and associations support fair housing laws; and

WHEREAS, the Fair Housing groups and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have, over the years, received thousands of complaints of alleged illegal housing discrimination and found too many that have proved, upon investigation, to be violations of the fair housing laws; and

WHEREAS, equal housing opportunity is a condition of life in our County that can and should be achieved,

I, County Commissioner of Cherokee County, Kansas, on behalf of its citizens, do hereby proclaim the month of April as

FAIR HOUSING MONTH

And express the hope that this year’s observance will promote fair housing practices throughout the County.

Dated this 20th day of March, 2017

Patrick Collins, Chairmand
Board of County Commissioiners
Cherokee County, Kansas

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