RESOLUTION  NO. 1566 РFair Housing

Jun 20, 2024

A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF APRIL, 2024, AS FAIR HOUSING MONTH AND SUPPORTING FAIR HOUSING ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE CITY.

Whereas, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, prohibits discrimination in housing and declares it a national policy to provide, within costitutional limits, for fair housing in the United States; and

Whereas, the principle of Fair Housing is not only national law and national policy, but a fundamental human concept and entitlement for all Americans; and

Whereas, this proclamation, during the month of April, provides an opportunity for all Americans to recognize that complete success in the goal of equal housing opportunity can only be accomplished with the help and cooperation of all Amercians.

NOW THEREFORE WE, the City Council of the City of Seymour, do proclaim April, as Fair Housing Month in the City of Seymour and do hereby urge all the citizens of this locality to become aware of and support the Fair Housing law.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF we have affixed our signatures and seal on this the 21st day of March, 2024.

APPROVED:                                                            

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Mayor , Mark McCord,  City of Seymour

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City Secretary, Lauren Bush