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Fair Housing Center


A BBB Accredited Charity since 12/09/2004.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Fair Housing Center
Phone: (419) 243-6163
Fax: (419) 243-3536
Address: 432 N Superior St
Toledo, OH 43604-1416
Website: www.toledofhc.org
Report Issued Date: July 24, 2014
Report Expiration Date: October 10, 2016
Original Business Start Date: January 1975
Principal: Mr Michael Marsh, President and CEO
Customer Contact: Mr Michael Marsh, President and CEO - (419) 243-6163
Email Address:
Employees: 14 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: Fair Housing Center is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Additional DBA Names

Fair Housing Opportunities of Northwest Ohio, Inc.
Toledo Fair Housing Center
Landlord/Tenant Agency

Stated Purpose

The Fair Housing Center is a professional, non-profit, civil rights agency dedicated to the elimination of housing discrimination and to the expansion of neighborhoof choice for all persons. It strives to ensure equal opportunity and access to housing, neighborhoods, public accommodations, lending and insurance.


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.


BBB Charity Seal Participation

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Programs

The Toledo Fair Housing Center conducts multiple educational outreach programs, provides housing counseling services, advocates for the rights of victims, investigates and litigates allegations of housing discrimination, and facilitates neighborhood tours. The Center additionally provides aide to housing industry professionals and works to exand equal housing opportunities.

Total Program Expenses:$1,178,874

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Michael Marsh
Chair of the Board:Julia Bryant
Board Size:14
Paid Staff Size:14 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Fundraising methods include direct mail appeals/fundraising letters, invitations to special events, print advertisements (newspapers, magazines, etc.), and grant proposals.


Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


Financial

According to Fair Housing Center's Audited Financial Statements for the year ended June 30, 2013:

Income
 Total Income:$1,333,792
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$1,178,874 87.89%88.39%
 Fund Raising:$20,048 1.49%1.50%
 Administrative:$142,397 10.62%10.68%
 Total Expenses:$1,341,319
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$-7,527
Beginning Net Assets$3,573,936
Ending Net Assets:$3,566,409
Total Assets$3,566,409

Report as of May 30, 2015 12:59
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