Submit a Complaint
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.
HOUSING DISCRIMINATION INFORMATION FORM
Instructions: Read this form carefully. Try to answer all questions. If you do not know the answer or a question does not apply to you, leave the space blank.