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Tammy Lankford,
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actually it started under a different name in 1866.  I just taught a two part fair housing class.  It begain as "civil rights" and was expanded to include housing in 1964 prior to the fair housing act of 1968.  

Hope you won't mind a couple of links of info I used in my class 

1866

timeline

 

Jan 10, 2018 07:37 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
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I did or at least one of the changes is that old.

Jan 10, 2018 06:42 PM
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Mary Yonkers
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As are a few of us, old-timers. 

Jan 10, 2018 04:01 PM
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Barbara Todaro
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I figured it was around there.... I've been in the business for 40 years.... and fair housing was part of our education when I was green...

Jan 10, 2018 02:41 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
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Thanks for the reminder Nathan Gesner 

Jan 11, 2018 04:42 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Thanks for the nugget, Nathan! I would have thought it was older than that so, good to know!

Jan 10, 2018 09:43 PM
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
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Yes, saw an article this morning about this fact. 

Jan 10, 2018 03:24 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
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Yes in fact I did. A lot of things that are half century or more now blow my mind. I blow my mind! LOLLLLL

Jan 10, 2018 02:49 PM
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Joe Pryor
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Got a message from Elizabeth Mendenhall, President of NAR as a reminder. She is gloing great things and Fair Housing is essential.

Jan 10, 2018 02:46 PM
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William Feela
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I only know that it has been for a very long time

Jan 10, 2018 02:43 PM
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David Martin
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Wow ... but yes I knew ;-)

I hope you are having a great year so far and nothing too harsh for your winter :-)

Jan 17, 2018 02:52 PM
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Just one of those things that we internalize into our acts, attitudes, and systems.  Good for business and society.

Jan 14, 2018 09:05 PM
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Will Hamm
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Wow, I figure it was older.

 

Jan 13, 2018 10:27 AM
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Joan Cox
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I did not know that - thanks.

Jan 13, 2018 05:55 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Very cool, especially Tammy Lankford,'s additional info.  I had no idea.

Jan 11, 2018 07:18 PM
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Lynnea Miller
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This is news to me, Nathan Gesner !

Jan 11, 2018 02:41 PM
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Michael Setunsky
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Nathan Gesner As Tammy Lankford, states the Civil Rights Act of 1866 was the forerunner of the Fair Housing Act of 1968.

Jan 11, 2018 10:58 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
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Yes. I saw that somewhere ... can't recall where. 

Jan 11, 2018 10:55 AM
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Alan May
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Doesn't look a day over 30.

Jan 11, 2018 09:25 AM
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Roy Kelley
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Thanks for the alert.

Jan 11, 2018 07:37 AM
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Gabe Sanders
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I did not.

Jan 11, 2018 06:44 AM
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Artur Bytyci
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Now I do.

Jan 11, 2018 05:35 AM
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Richard Weeks
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Let's see 2018 - 1968 = 50 yep you are right

Jan 11, 2018 05:27 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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I do now!

Jan 11, 2018 05:01 AM
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Gita Bantwal
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no

Jan 11, 2018 04:18 AM
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Michael J. Perry
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thanks for the reminder

Jan 11, 2018 04:15 AM
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Nina Hollander
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Yes, I did.

Jan 11, 2018 03:44 AM
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Diana Dahlberg
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Thanks for sharing.  I do now!

Jan 11, 2018 12:26 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
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It's good to know.

Jan 10, 2018 06:46 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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Nathan Gesner - interesting.

Jan 10, 2018 06:20 PM
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John Pusa
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Nathan Gesner Today, I received an email from NAR.

Jan 10, 2018 05:08 PM
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Fred Griffin
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 Now I do.

Jan 10, 2018 04:29 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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yest

Jan 10, 2018 04:14 PM
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Scott Godzyk
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Did not know it was 50 years old. Almost as old as me, geeesh

Jan 10, 2018 04:09 PM