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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


  • 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.

Arkansas Fair Housing Commission

Carol Johnson, Director

101 E. Capitol Avenue, Suite 212
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
(501) 682-3247 · (800) 340-9108
(501) 682-3271 Fax