Consumer Column

Attorney General Jeff Landry Offers Fair Housing Workshops

BATON ROUGE, LA – April is National Fair Housing Month, and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is recognizing it by hosting several educational workshops throughout the State.

“My office is committed to educating the public on their housing rights,” said General Landry. “State law prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or handicap; and we will continue working hard to ensure Louisiana’s people are treated fairly when it comes to buying or renting homes.”

To highlight Fair Housing Month, Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Equal Housing Opportunity Section is hosting the following free events:

Saturday, April 8, 2017: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Fair Housing Information Session 
In conjunction with the Greater New Orleans Area Disaster Recovery Resource Fair
New Orleans East Hospital
5620 Read Boulevard, New Orleans, LA

Tuesday, April 11, 2017: 9:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Fair Housing Workshop for General Public
Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Office
1885 North Third Street, Baton Rouge, LA

Wednesday, April 12, 2017: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Fair Housing Workshop for Realtors and General Public 
In conjunction with Calcasieu Parish Police Jury’s Human Services Department
Lake Charles Civic Center
900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA 

Thursday, April 13, 2017: 9:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Fair Housing Workshop for Realtors
In Conjunction with Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors 
Baton Rouge Realtors Association Building
14101 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA

Thursday, April 13, 2017: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Fair Housing Workshop for Baton Rouge Apartment Association Members
Baton Rouge Realtors Associations Building
14101 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 

Friday, April 28, 2017: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Fair Housing Workshop for General Public
Slidell City Auditorium
2056 Second Street, Slidell, LA 

Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Equal Housing Opportunity Section is available to provide training to businesses, professional associations, builders, developers, owners, and renters working to comply with the law. For more information on events and training provided by the office throughout the year, please call 800-273-5718 or visit www.AGJeffLandry.com.

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