The National Fair Housing Alliance Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a Champion of Fair Housing

The Fair Housing Act was signed into law on April 11, 1968, just seven days after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Today, over 4 million acts of housing discrimination still occur each year. Our neighborhoods are more segregated than they were in 1918. And a child’s zip code still determines his or her opportunities in life. The fight for fair housing continues, but together we can – and will – make a difference for our communities. 

Learn more about how the Fair Housing Act was passed days after Dr. King’s death, by watching the short documentary, “Seven Days”, produced by Nationwide. 



Written by 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *