Understand your legal rights

The Housing Equality Center helps victims of housing discrimination understand their legal rights and offers guidance on navigating the formal complaint process. In some cases, the Housing Equality Center will conduct testing investigations to document discrimination. The Housing Equality Center provides the following services for victims in the Pennsylvania counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton and Philadelphia:

  • Fair housing counseling for victims of housing discrimination
  • Investigative services to test for compliance with fair housing laws
  • Assistance for people with disabilities with requesting reasonable accommodations or modifications
  • Guidance for filing a housing discrimination complaint and recommendations for navigating the legal process
  • Referrals to social service agencies, government agencies and attorneys

Report discrimination!

By reporting discrimination, you protect your right to housing and ensure that other people have access to housing on a nondiscriminatory basis. Contact us at 267-419-8918 x3, or complete the online form below.


First Name *

Last Name *

Email *

Please provide a description of the incident of housing discrimination:

Daytime Phone Number

Please provide the city or zip code of where the incident occurred:

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"A strong partnership with the Housing Equality Center over the last decade has given us opportunities to share information about fair housing laws with our clients, landlords and the wider community. "

- Richard Gitlen, Vice President of Community Based Services and Executive Director of LCFS

"I wanted to thank you for your time and prompt responses. Just when I think I have a handle on fair housing laws, a unique situation arises and I come across conflicting answers. I really appreciate your response, insight, and the supportive evidence and literature you share."

- Regional Housing Coordinator, Self Determination Housing Project of PA

PO BOX 558, Fort Washington, PA 19034
866-540-FAIR | 267-419-8918