DAAR Members Presented With Fair Housing Resolution

Members of the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) advocated for a Resolution to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act of 1968. On April 3, 2018, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors presented the Fair Housing Resolution to DAAR President Holly Weatherwax, President-Elect Phyllis Stakem, CEO Christine Windle, and Government Affairs Manager Brenda Morton.

 

LOUDOUN COUNTY, VIRGINIA

RESOLUTION

Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 

WHEREAS

On April 11, 1968, the Fair Housing Act was enacted into law. The law recognizes that all Americans should have the right to purchase or rent shelter without being discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity; and
WHEREASThe year 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of this monumental civil rights Act of Congress; and
WHEREASLoudoun County is committed to the mission and intent of the Fair Housing Act to provide fair and equal housing opportunities for all; and
WHEREASThe Loudoun County Board of Supervisors believe that access to fair housing laws have made our communities stronger and more vibrant in Loudoun County; and
WHEREASThe Loudoun County Board of Supervisors are committed to programs that will help educate the public about the right to equal housing in Loudoun County; and
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors recognize the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act and thank the many people and organizations in our communities who have opened the doors of housing opportunity to all citizens.

DAAR members appreciate the support of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors.

L-R Front: Lars Henriksen, Barry Taylor, Lee McGinnis, Chris Covey, Gwen Pangle, Phyllis Stakem, Supervisor Buona, Holly Weatherwax, Chair Randall, Christine Windle, Brenda Morton, Karen Lilly, Kathryn Sink, Randy Sink, Dwight Brooks, and Jim Stakem. L-R Rear: Supervisors Buffington, Volpe, Higgins, Saines, Unstattd, and Letourneau.

DAAR will publish more information about the Fair Housing Act during April. Visit www.dullesarea.com for recent posts.

Contact Brenda Morton, Government Affairs and Communications Manager, at (703) 777-2468 or bmorton@dullesarea.com.