PBC Legal Aid Holds “Fair Housing Act Symposium”

We attended the Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society’s “Fair Housing Act Symposium” yesterday in West Palm Beach.

It was nice to see, for once, so many faces of people who were trying to bring clarity and truth to Fair Housing, as opposed to divide and conquer.

Admittedly, the Councilperson from Riviera Beach who spoke first (and whom I understand to be the incoming Chair of PBC League of Cities) needs to stop the NIMBY language and start accepting, embracing, and supporting the Recovery Community.

A brief report from CBS12 news can be found here: http://cbs12.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_25384.shtml

CBS12 also then released the following report later that evening about attempts by the State of Florida to regulate sober homes.  That report can be found here:

http://www.cbs12.com/news/features/special-reports/stories/vid_96.shtml

About Jeffrey Lynne

Jeffrey C. Lynne is a South Florida native, representing individuals and business entities relating to licensing, accreditation, regulatory compliance, business structure, marketing, real estate, zoning and litigation pertaining to substance abuse treatment facilities and sober living residences. Mr. Lynne has been recognized across the region as a leader in progressive public dialogue about the role that substance abuse treatment has within our communities and the fundamental need and right to provide safe and affordable housing for those who are both in treatment for addiction and alcoholism as well as those who are established in their recovery.

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