Media Release

Fair Housing Act & 55+ Communities Workshop

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 10:45 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY,FL - In celebration of Fair Housing Month, the Alachua County and City of Gainesville Equal Opportunity Offices, in partnership with the Florida Commission on Human Relations presents the "Fair Housing Act & 55+ Communities" training workshop. The workshop is on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Multipurpose Center (1028 N.E. 14th Street, Gainesville).

The Fair Housing Act provides equal opportunity for all Americans in the sale, rental and financing of housing and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, age, marital status, disability, familial status, color, religion, sex or national origin.

The workshop is free but advance registration is required.  The registration deadline is April 13, 2010.

To register, or for more information, contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 or the City of Gainesville Office of Equal Opportunity at 352-334-5051.

If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Equal Opportunity Office at (352) 374-5275 or (352) 374-5284 TDD.



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).