Fair Lending Practices

FAIR LENDING PRACTICES ARE GUARANTEED BY THE PENNSYLVANIA HUMAN RELATIONS ACT 
 
 
According to this Act it is unlawful, because of any person's 
 
RACE
COLOR
RELIGION
SEX
ANCESTRY
NATIONAL ORIGIN
HANDICAP
DISABILITY
AGE
FAMILIAL STATUS 
 
OR 
 
Use of a guide or support animal due to blindness, deafness or physical handicap, or because the user is a handler or trainer of such animals. 
 
TO: 
 
1. Refuse to finance, lend money or otherwise withhold financing for the purchase, construction, rehabilitation, repair or maintenance of any housing or commercial property, or 
 
2. Discriminate against any person in the terms or conditions of any lending for the purchase, construction, rehabilitation, repair or maintenance of any housing or commercial property, or 
 
3. Directly or indirectly, deny or withhold any services, advantages, facilities or privileges including loans, depository accounts, fiduciary services, and any other services offered to the general public. 
 
IT IS ALSO UNLAWFUL TO: 
 
Print or otherwise circulate any statement indicating a preference or limitation, or make any written or oral inquiry or record in connection with the loan of any money regarding 
RACE
COLOR
RELIGION
SEX
ANCESTRY
NATIONAL ORIGIN
HANDICAP
DISABILITY
AGE
FAMILIAL STATUS
 
Complaints must be filed within 180 days of the alleged act of discrimination. 
 
Prominent posting of this notice in a well-lighted, easily accessible place in the office, model home, sample apartment or other places of business where negotiations or agreements are customarily made for the renting or purchasing of housing accommodations is required under the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (Act of October 27, 1955, P.L. 744, as amended).
 
For further information, write, phone or visit: 
 
Headquarters Office 
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission 
Executive House, 101 S. 2nd Street, Suite 300 
P.O. Box 3145 
Harrisburg, PA 17105-3145 
 
Telephone: 
(717)783-8274 (voice) 
(717)783-9308(TT) 
(717)787-4087 (TT) 
 
 
To file a complaint contact the regional office nearest you: 
 
Pittsburgh
11th Floor State Office Building
300 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1210
(412) 565-5395 (VOICE)
(412) 565-5711 (TT)
 
Harrisburg
Uptown Shopping Plaza
2971-E 7th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-2123
(717) 787-9784 (VOICE)
(717) 787-7279 (TT)
 
Philadelphia
711 State Office Building
Broad and Spring Garden Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19130-2496
(215) 560-2496
(215) 560-3599 (TT)