Executive Director Lee Porter reflects on 50 years of Fair Housing

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Mrs. Lee Porter is affectionately known as the “Mother of Fair Housing”. In 1965, Lee Porter and her husband were initially denied housing in Bergen County, prompting her to volunteer for the Fair Housing Council of Bergen County. Lee moved up the ranks to eventually hold the executive directorship in 1971, a position she still holds to this day. 

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