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ILLINOIS STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 26: Buckner to Co-Host Fair Housing Town Hall to Empower Residents


By Press release submission | Dec 9, 2019


Illinois State House District 26 issued the following announcement on Dec. 5.

To advocate for equitable housing, state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, is co-leading a Fair Housing Town Hall with state Rep. Curtis Tarver, D-Chicago. The town hall, facilitated through the Illinois Human Rights Commission and the Illinois Department of Human Rights, will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the South Side YMCA, located at 6330 S. Stony Island Ave.

“Everyone deserves a place to call home at a price they can reasonably afford,” Buckner said. “To build a stronger Illinois, we need to make sure hard-working residents know their rights and can easily obtain affordable, quality housing.”

Buckner’s event aims to address a variety of topics and issues regarding fair housing protections. Guests who attend will learn more about Illinois’ Fair Housing protections, the process of a fair housing investigation, and recent policy changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act.

What: Fair Housing Town Hall

Who: State Rep. Kam Buckner

State Rep. Curtis Tarver

State of Illinois Human Rights Commission

Illinois Department of Human Rights

When: Tuesday, Dec. 12 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: South Side YMCA 6330 S. Stony Island Ave Chicago

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