Harrison, MI asked in Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Michigan

Q: I am being discriminated against by my landlord. I am a white person and she is an african american. She has made raciaL

She recently purchased the property and has made racial slurs to me. This is discrimination and I need someone to help me file a lawsuit. Thank You

1 Lawyer Answer
Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: You need more than slurs to successfully file a law suit. That's not to say she hasn't committed a crime; that's somethig for police and prosecutors to figure out. Other than being a rude and belligerent person, how has she discriminated against you? Is she evicting you?

You may wish to make a complaint with your county's fair housing agency.

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