Fair Housing Resolution Passes Through GCC

By Robert Bordelon

The Greenbrier County Commission passed a fair housing resolution, upholding both state and federal anti-discrimination laws amid other business on Tuesday, April 10.

"The Greenbrier County Commission desires ... to encourage and bring about mutual self-respect and understanding among all citizens and groups in Greenbrier County and the federal fair housing law," reads the resolution. "Under the West Virginia Fair Housing Law ... it is illegal to deny housing to any person because of race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental handicap, or national origin. ... The Greenbrier County Commission of West Virginia makes a firm commitment to do all within its power to eliminate prejudice, intolerance, disorder, and discrimination in housing."

Read more in the Wednesday, April 11, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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