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HOPE Sues Miami’s Creek Club & Opa-locka’s Nile Gardens Apartments for Racial Discrimination

On April 11, 1968, seven days after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968, and Title VIII of the Act is known as the Fair Housing Act. For this reason, the month of April is National Fair Housing Month, and during April of this year, Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence (HOPE), Inc. continued the battle against discrimination.

The struggle for equality pushed on with HOPE’s federal lawsuit against Miami’s Creek Club Apartments, Inc. and Opa-locka’s Nile Gardens, LLC for discrimination. HOPE’s investigations showed that these housing providers specifically made units unavailable to African-Americans. This lawsuit is HOPE’s seventh in under three years, and discrimination against African-Americans was the

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