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Thursday, April 12, 2018
HUD Joins Justice Department in Nationwide Initiative to Combat Sexual Harassment in Housing

Thursday, April 5, 2018
HUD Charges Owner, Manager of Mississippi Mobile Home Park with Discriminating Against Interracial Family

Monday, April 2, 2018
HUD Commemorates Fair Housing Month and 50 Years of the Fair Housing Act


Fair Housing And Equal Opportunity

The mission of the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity(FHEO) is to eliminate housing discrimination, promote economic opportunity, and achieve diverse, inclusive communities by leading the nation in the enforcement, administration, development, and public understanding of federal fair housing policies and laws.

FHEO protects people from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and familial status. In addition, housing providers that receive HUD funding, have loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), as well as lenders insured by;FHA, may be subject toHUD program regulations intended to ensure equal access of LGBT persons.

Learn About Fair Housing Programs

Not sure if you are a victim ofhousing discrimination? A fair housing organization near you may be able to assist. There are professionals available to help you, conduct testing and investigate your complaint. You may also get fair housing education and outreach materials.