Fair Housing Resources

Fair Housing Resources

State and federal laws require nondiscrimination and equal access to housing for people on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability. The best way to avoid being the victim of discrimination or from committing discriminatory acts is to be aware and informed about how fair housing laws affect you. The links below provide a variety of fair housing resources for individuals and organizations including important cases, statutes and regulations, and links to other sources for information and assistance.


National Fair Housing Alliance

The National Fair Housing Alliance works to eliminate housing discrimination and to ensure equal housing opportunity for all people through leadership, education and outreach, membership services, public policy initiatives, advocacy, and enforcement.



Provides a one-stop-shop for Fair Housing laws, news, case studies, and more.To find out whether your city or parish has additional protected classes, contact your local government offices directly.


Department Of Housing And Urban Development

All complaints that are suspected to violate the state and Federal Fair Housing Acts will be automatically co-filed with the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Room 5204 451
Seventh St. SW
Washington, DC 20410-2000
Toll-Free: 1.800.669.9777


HUD Fair Housing And Equal Opportunity Office For Region 6

Enforces fair housing laws, conducts training, outreach, and compliance monitoring, and works with state and local agencies to administer fair housing programs.

Fort Worth Regional Office of FHEO
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
801 Cherry Street, Unit #45, Suite 2500
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Phone: 817.978.5900  Toll Free: 1.800.669.9777  TTY: 817.978.5595


U.S. Department Of Justice Civil Rights Division

Brings suits on behalf of individuals based on referrals from HUD.

U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20530
Phone: 202.514.4713  TTY: 202.305.1882
Fax: 202.514.1116  Tip Line:  1.800.896.7743