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      Toledo mayoral candidates speak at forum on fair housing

      The candidates running for Toledo mayor laid out their vision for the city as they explains their views on fair housing at a forum on fair housing.

      T h e forum is being sponsored by the Toledo Fair Housing center and the University of Toledo College of Law.

      O ne of the main issues in regards to fair housing is segregated neighborhoods. A ccording to the fair housing center , information they collected from the 2010 US census shows that the average white person lives in a neighborhood that is 75 % white. The average black person lives in a neighborhood where only 35% of whites live.

      The forum will not feature all of the candidates running for mayor.

      T he candidates speaking at Thursday nights event include Mayor Mike Bell, City Councilmen D. Michael Collins, and Joe McNamara, Lucas County Auditor Anita Lopez, and Allan Cox.