Fair housing means that all people have the right to choose where they want to live, without being subjected to discrimination.
What is Fair Housing?
Welcoming all people into a neighborhood builds vibrant and thriving communities. When people feel welcomed, they take pride in their homes, make connections with their neighbors, invest in local businesses and, in turn, make the community appealing to others.
Fair housing laws protect all people seeking housing. This includes renters, homebuyers and people obtaining a mortgage or homeowners insurance. Federal, state and local fair housing laws guarantee that regardless of someone’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status or disability, they can choose the housing that’s best for them.