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The Fair Housing Act Contact Information



If You Think Your Rights Have Been Violated

HUD is ready to help with any problem of housing discrimination. If you think your rights have been violated, the Housing Discrimination Complaint Form is available for you to download, complete and return, or complete online and submit, or you may write HUD a letter, or telephone the HUD Office nearest you. You have one year after an alleged violation to file a complaint with HUD, but you should file it as soon as possible.

What to Tell HUD:

  • Your name and address
  • The name and address of the person your complaint is against (the respondent)
  • The address or other identification ot the housing involved
  • A short description ot the alleged violation (the event that caused you to believe your rights were violated)
  • The date(s) ot the alleged violation

Where to Write or Call:

Send the Housing Discrimination Complaint Form or a letter to the HUD Office nearest you or you may call that office directly.

If You Are Disabled:
HUD also provides:

  • A toll-free TTY phone for the hearing impaired: 1-800-927-9275.
  • Interpreters
  • Tapes and braille materials
  • Assistance in reading and completing forms