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Where You Live is Your Choice

created on Sun, 2015-11-29   •   updated on Thu, 2017-01-12
Poster showing a Black mother and daughter: Don’t let anyone tell you differently. We found the home of our dreams, but the real estate agent said she thought we would be more comfortable in a different neighborhood. But I know it’s illegal to steer prospective homeowners to or from certain neighborhoods based on race or national origin. Report racial steering and put an end to it. Like we did. Fair housing is your right. Use it. Formatted for Bus Shelter. HUD website/phone for contact info.Open Publication

Assessment of Fair Housing Tool for Public Housing Authorities

created on Mon, 2017-09-18   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-18
The Notice announcing the availability of the Assessment Tool Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) receiving assistance under the United States Housing Act of 1937 will use to conduct and submit an Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH), was published in the Federal Register ( PDF Notice | HTML Notice ) on January 13, 2017. The Assessment Tool will also be used for AFHs conducted through joint and regional collaborations between such PHAs. While this Assessment Tool has been approved for use, this Notice does not trigger the obligation of PHAs to conduct and submit an AFH in accordance with 24 CFR 5.160...Open Publication

Characteristics of HUD-Assisted Renters and Their Units in 2013

created on Mon, 2017-09-18   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-18
The following was originally published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, and is reproduced here with the Department's permission. HUD PD&R, Jan. 19, 2017, https://www.huduser.gov/portal/publications/HNAIHousingNeeds.html A new study sponsored by HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research provides information on the characteristics of the households living in HUD-assisted housing, including public housing residents, residents of project-based voucher units, and housing choice voucher tenants. The report is the sixth in...Open Publication

Fair Housing Guide for Landlords and Property Managers

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This 12-page booklet from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania outlines fair housing riesponsibilities for landlords and property managers. It provides information about the laws, advertising, disability rights, families with children, etc. 2015 Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

Fair Housing Guide for People with Disabilities

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This 12-page booklet from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania outlines fair housing rights of people with disabilities, explains reasonable accommodation and modification, discusses accessibility, and provides tips for writing an accommodation request. 2014 Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania PSAs

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This fair housing flyer from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania offers five PSAs available for free. Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

HUD LGBT Equal Access Rule

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This 2-sided flyer from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania provides fair housing basics concerning the LGBT Equal Access Rule. It explains the protections against discrimination based on a person’s actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status. Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

Fair Housing Review: Zoning and Land Use Issues

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This 2-sided flyer from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania provides fair housing basics concerning zoning and land use. It explains the role of the agency, outlines the actions a municipality may not take, and gives information on recent cases. Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

Fair Housing Review: Immigration Status

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This 2-sided flyer from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania provides fair housing basics concerning immigration status. It explains the role of the agency, outlines the national origin protections, gives examples of discriminatory actions and how to file a complaint. Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

Fair Housing Review: New Construction Accessibility Requirements

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This 2-sided flyer from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania provides fair housing basics concerning accessibility requirements for new construction. It explains the role of the agency, outlines the seven requirements, and gives the results of agency audits in several communities. Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

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