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Are you a Victim of Housing Discrimination?

If you have been denied your housing rights … you may have experienced housing discrimination

How do you recognize Housing Discrimination?

Under the Fair Housing Act, It Is Against the Law To….

  • Refuse to rent to you or sell you housing       
  • Tell you housing is unavailable when in fact it is available
  • Show you apartments or homes in certain neighborhoods only
  • Advertise housing to preferred groups of people only
  • Refuse to provide you with information regarding mortgage loans,  deny you a mortgage loan, or impose different terms or conditions on a mortgage loan
  • Deny you property insurance
  • Conduct property appraisals in a discriminatory manner
  • Refuse to make certain modifications or accommodationsfor persons with mental or physical disabilities, including persons recovering from alcohol and substance abuse and HIV/AIDS-related illness
  • Fail to design and construct housing in an accessible manner
  • Harass, coerce, intimidate or interfere with anyone exercising, or assisting someone else with exercising, their housing rights

HOUSING DISCRIMINATION INFORMATION 

  • If you believe your rights have been violated, the AFHC is ready to help you file a complaint. We work with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to make sure that fair housing laws are enforced within the State.

  • You have one year from the date of the alleged act of discrimination to file a complaint.

  • After your information is received, the AFHC will contact you to discuss your concerns.