Attorney General Jeff Landry to Host Fair Housing Workshop in Baton Rouge
BATON ROUGE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry will host a fair housing
workshop in Baton Rouge this Thursday, October 27, 2016. General Landry’s Equal
Housing Opportunity Section will give an overview of the Fair Housing Act and
address some of the most common misconceptions and violations under the law.
“Fair housing should never be denied to any person
because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or
handicap,” said General Landry. “My office will educate Louisiana’s citizens about
housing rights, and we will enforce the Louisiana Equal Housing Opportunity
architects, landlords, tenants, housing advocates, and the general public are
invited to attend. The workshop will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM at the
Livingston Building (1885 North Third Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802).
Participants do not have to register, and there is no charge to attend.
The Louisiana Department of
Justice is available to provide training to businesses, professional associations,
builders, developers, owners, and renters working to comply with the law. For
more information or to file a housing discrimination complaint, call
800-273-5718 or visit www.AGJeffLandry.com.