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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

Accommodations & Modifications for Residents with Disabilities

created on Mon, 2017-05-22   •   updated on Mon, 2017-05-22
This brochure for renters and rental housing providers explains reasonable accommodations and modifications for residents with disabilities.Open Publication

Guidelines for Accessible Printed Materials

created on Mon, 2017-05-22   •   updated on Mon, 2017-05-22
These guidelines will make your publications more accessible to people with disabilities, as well as more readable for everyone your agency serves.Open Publication

Fair Housing: Harassment & Retaliation - Sample Policy

created on Mon, 2017-05-22   •   updated on Mon, 2017-05-22
This customizable handbook produced by the Fair Housing Partners of Washington State contains information on harassment and retaliation prohibited by the Fair Housing Act, Washington state/local fair housing laws. It contains a sample harrassment and retaliation policy and guideline for staff, and guidelines for residents. This publication also addresses harassment against local protected classes (sexual orientation, gender identity, veterans, etc.).Open Publication

Domestic Violence & Fair Housing - Sample Policy

created on Mon, 2017-05-22   •   updated on Mon, 2017-05-22
Sample policy produced by the Fair Housing Partners of Washington State. This policy includes legal background, as well as guidelines for use with applicants and residents who have been involved in domestic violence incidents.Open Publication

Domestic Violence and Your Housing Rights

created on Mon, 2017-05-22   •   updated on Mon, 2017-05-22
Brochure produced by the Fair Housing Partners of Washington State provides information on the housing rights of victims of domestic violence in Washington state. Also available in Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.Open Publication

Using Appropriate Disability Language

created on Mon, 2017-05-22   •   updated on Mon, 2017-05-22
Language is continually evolving, including language related to people with disabilities. Staying current is important, not to show “politically correctness” but to communicate effectively and with respect. What you say and write may enhance the dignity of people with disabilities or may inadvertently reflect stereotypes and negative attitudes. This fact sheet outlines appropriate alternative language for many commonly used terms that are disrespectful.Open Publication

The only way to stop housing discrimination is to report it.

created on Wed, 2017-05-03   •   updated on Wed, 2017-05-03
A series of 30- and 60-minutes audio PSAs that provides examples of discrimination and explains how to report it.Open Publication

Did You Know? Housing Discrimination Against Immigrants or Because of a Person's National Origin is Illegal!

created on Wed, 2017-05-03   •   updated on Wed, 2017-05-03
Poster depicting a household (2 versions: Asian and Latino): Did You Know? Housing Discrimination Against Immigrants or Because of a Person's National Origin is Illegal! It is also illegal to discriminate in housing because of race, color, religion, sex, disability or families with children. Live free.Open Publication

Did You Know? Housing Discrimination Against Families With Children is Illegal

created on Wed, 2017-05-03   •   updated on Wed, 2017-05-03
Poster depicting a family with children: Did You Know? Housing Discrimination Against Families With Children is ILLEGAL. Housing discrimination is also prohibited based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability. Live Free. You report it. We'll investigate it! Three versions available, with an African American family, a Latino family, and an Asian family.Open Publication

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