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If you are interested in joining the fight against housing
discrimination, contact us for more information.
Metro Fair Housing Services, Inc. welcomes volunteers
to assist with research and internship.
For more information please contact us. Metro
Fair Housing Services, Inc.
Testers are needed to conduct housing discrimination investigations.
Metro Fair Housing Services, Inc. provides training for
individuals, ages 18 & up, that are interested in
being testers. Testers must have flexible schedules, good
memory, excellent writing skills, and a dependable, insured
vehicle. If this sounds like the position for you, Contact
Us For Tester Information.
Fair housing testing is a controlled method for measuring
and documenting variations in the quality, quantity
and content of information and services offered or given
to various home seekers by housing or housing service
providers. The testing process has been confirmed by
the U.S. Supreme Court as an important and valid fair
housing investigation tool. The Court stated that because
the tester may have approached a housing provider aware
that the tester may receive false information or without
any intention of buying or renting a home, does not
deprive the tester of his or her right to receive truthful
A test pairs two individuals that have been assigned
similar profiles qualifying them to rent or purchase
a home. The only difference in the profiles is the protected
class i.e. race, religion, color, national origin, familial
status, sex or disability. Comparing the experience
of the tester's will determine whether or not discriminatory
treatment has occurred.
Metro Fair Housing Services, Inc. receives funds from
federal, state, and local organizations. However with
the state of the economy, those are dollars are diminishing
quickly. We would also appreciate donations, monetary
or in-kind, from any individual that believes that every
human being has the right to live anywhere they choose.
If you believe in our mission, contact !
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