Fair Housing Center of West Michigan


15th Annual Lakeshore Fair Housing Event
Thursday, November 18, 2021

Thank you for attending!  Thank you to our sponsors for your dedicated support!

The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan and Lakeshore Advisory Board was pleased host a very successful 15th Annual Lakeshore Friends of Fair Housing: Opening Doors to Housing Choice Event on Thursday, November 18, 2021.  It featured an engaging panel of experts discussing how fair housing interacts with planning, zoning, and land use as well as successful efforts underway to increase housing opportunity. The event was held online via Zoom. 

Featured speakers:

  • Rebekah Kik - Director, City of Kalamazoo Community Planning & Economic Development
  • Ryan Kilpatrick - Executive Director, Housing Next
  • Amy Nelson - Executive Director, Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana

Here are links to some of the reports, guidance and cases referenced today:

Thanks to our generous sponsors, there was no cost to attend. Lemonjello's Coffee

In lieu of having breakfast together, we are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Lemonjello's Coffee, who will donate 20% of their sales from 6:30 am to 12 noon to the FHCWM! Stop by for a delicious treat! Lemonjello's Coffee is located on 61 9th St., Holland, MI 49423; Online ordering is available!


                      Thank You to Our Sponsors!


  • BVW Property Management

Benefactor Sponsor

  • Zillow

Supporting Sponsors

  • Independent Bank

  • West Michigan Community Bank

This event is also supported by the City of Holland and the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development.

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Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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