Equal Housing Opportunity

Fair Housing Act

Discrimination in the sale, lease or rental of housing based on your race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability is illegal by federal law.

Civil Rights Act of 1866

The Civil Rights Act of 1866 prohibits all racial discrimination in the sale or rental of property.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities in places of public accommodations and commercial facilities.

Equal Credit Opportunity Act

The Equal Credit Opportunity Act makes discrimination unlawful with respect to any aspect of a credit application on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or because all or part of the applicant's income derives from any public assistance program.

If You Suspect Discrimination

Complaints concerning discrimination in housing may be filed with the nearest office of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), or by calling HUDs toll free number, 1-800-669-9777.

You can contact HUD on their website located at
http://www.hud.gov/complaints/housediscrim.cfm Visit Now.

- Last Updated October 12, 2009 -