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Michael P. Marsh, CFRE President and CEO, center, sits between Mayor Mike Bell and Diana Patton, general counsel for the Toledo Fair Housing Center, while applauded by the audience.

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Michael P. Marsh, CFRE President and CEO, introduces the candidates during the Mayoral Candidate Forum.

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Diana Patton, general counsel for the Toledo Fair Housing Center, gives the terms of the debate to the audience while candidates, from left, Joe McNamara, Anita Lopez, D. Michael Collins, Alan Cox, and Mike Bell listen.

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Mayor Mike Bell said he experienced housing discrimination growing up, but he focused most of his remarks on the city's job in improving the quality of neighborhoods.

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Lucas County Auditor and Toledo mayoral candidate Anita Lopez speaks during the Mayoral Candidate Forum as candidate Joe McNamara looks on.

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Kenneth Fallows listens during the Mayoral Candidate Forum sponsored by the Toledo Fair Housing Center and The University of Toledo College of Law.

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Joe McNamara credited former Mayor Carty Finkbeiner, who was in the audience, with forming a housing task force, which created the vacant housing registry.

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Candidate Alan Cox called on the Bell administration to “recirculate” federal block grant money that the city receives to improve housing, rather than use it as grants that never get paid back.

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D. Michael Collins speaks during the Mayoral Candidate Forum.

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“It is too often that we say funding is the reason that we cannot provide better and responsive services to our citizens,” Lucas County Auditor and mayoral candidate Anita Lopez said.

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Toledo mayoral candidate Alan Cox is a city neighborhood development specialist and political independent.

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Mayor Mike Bell speaks during the Mayoral Candidate Forum sponsored by the Toledo Fair Housing Center and The University of Toledo College of Law.

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