Finding aid for the Fair Housing Inc. Records, Series II


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: previous hit Fair Housing Inc next hit.
Title: previous hit Fair Housing Inc next hit. Records, Series II
Dates: 1962-1987
Extent: 1.40 linear feet (3 containers)
Abstract: previous hit Fair Housing Inc next hit. was a Cleveland, Ohio, licensed real estate brokerage firm incorporated in 1962 as a for-profit business venture. Its primary aim was to establish the principle of non-discrimination in the Greater Cleveland housing market. It assisted persons who had historically been denied housing because of race, religion, or national origin by offering affordable housing; promoting good community relations as a way to stabilize emerging mixed neighborhoods; and encouraging the dissolution of segregation patterns based on race, ethnicity, or religious background. The founding officers included Karl F. Bruch Jr., Dr. Winston Richie, and Russell Adrine. By 1971, federal and state governments had passed open housing legislation, and previous hit Fair Housing Inc next hit. was dissolved. The collection consists of board of directors' and stockholders' records, including articles of incorporation, corporate dissolution records, financial records, agendas, correspondence, directors' information forms, committee rosters, memos, proposals, reports, minutes, broker reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, loan records, shareholder proxies, reply cards, stock campaign records, shareholders' lists, and subject files.
MS Number MS 4788
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English