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Monday, April 14, 2008

City's Parramore policy null and void

Posted on Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 3:00 PM

BREAKING NEWS: The city's decade-old policy of forbidding social service agencies from expanding or locating in Parramore is dead as of March 19, when the city attorney's office sent a letter to the Florida Commission of Human Relations stating that they realized - after only eight years - this policy violated the state's Fair Housing Act. Whoopsie.

Anyway, this is going in the paper this week, and maybe online before. So stay tuned..

UPDATE: Turns out this was a little immature. The city did indeed decide its policy was illegal under federal law a month ago, then - for no particular reason - decided it was.

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