Last week was the 49th anniversary of John Baird’s appearance in front of the Chicago City Council urging them to pass an open occupancy law for housing. Mr. Baird is Chairman of the Board of Baird & Warner Real Estate. His son, Stephen Baird is president and chief executive officer. Play the video below to hear the elder Baird’s thoughts today on the fight for fair housing.
For details on Mr. Baird’s appearance before the Chicago City Council read the Chicago Sun-Times article from August 20, 1962. John Baird turned 96 this year.