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Fair Housing Center, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services to host free housing clinic at SULC, Jan. 19, 2016

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On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) and Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) will host a free housing clinic at Southern University Law Center, 2 Roosevelt Steptoe Drive, Southern University’s Baton Rouge campus.

The clinic will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. in 201 A.A. Lenoir Building (Edward L. Patterson Moot Courtroom). The event is open to the public on a first come, first served basis.

Participants will be invited to discuss housing-related legal issues with a licensed Louisiana attorney. Attendees will receive information about their housing rights under federal and local laws and will be given information about legal resources for addressing housing discrimination and other housing law violations.

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) is the largest provider of civil legal aid in Louisiana and provides free legal services for low-income populations in 22 parishes. SLLS attorneys provide frequent trainings on Louisiana landlord-tenant law, fair housing, and foreclosure prevention.

The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to ending housing discrimination in Louisiana and furthering equal housing opportunity for all people through education, outreach, advocacy, and enforcement of fair housing laws.

For more information about the housing clinic, please contact Renee Corrigan at RCorrigan@gnofairhousing.org or (504) 717-4571.

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This material is based upon work supported by the Department of Housing and Urban Development under FHIP grant No. FH400G14024. Any opinion, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.