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Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

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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. Learn More >

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Religion, Shared Ancestry, or Ethnic Characteristics

Discrimination includes applying different terms or conditions of housing, denying applications or steering or restricting persons to certain neighborhoods or buildings because of their religion, shared ancestry or ethnic characteristics.

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Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

HUD is expanding upon HUD’s previous policy, implementing opportunities for transparency and accountability while bolstering economic equity for American families.

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Fair Housing Planning Toolkit

The Fair Housing Planning Toolkit is a “How-To Guide” for HUD Program Participants. The modules in the Toolkit guide a Program Participant through undertaking Fair Housing Planning. The resource is your one-stop shop for Fair Housing Planning.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2024

HUD Approves Settlement with California Housing Providers Resolving Claim of Disability Discrimination

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Friday, June 21, 2024

HUD Judge Enters Order Settling Discrimination Claim Against Georgia Housing Providers

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Friday, June 21, 2024

HUD Approves Agreement with Michigan Housing Provider Resolving Allegations of Discrimination Under the Violence Against Women Act and the Fair Housing Act

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Housing Discrimination is Illegal

Do you think you may have been a victim of housing discrimination?