What is Fair Housing?
Fair Housing is the right for all people to have safe, decent housing and be able to get this housing without discrimination. City, State, and Federal Fair Housing Laws require that all people have an equal opportunity to buy, rent, or live in housing.
Who is Protected?
What Can You Do?
If you feel that you have been discriminated against in the sale or rental of property, you can file an administrative complaint within one year after the act has occurred or a private action within two years of the act. The complaint must be based on the belief that race, color, sex, religion, familial status, disability and/or National origin status was the reason for the alleged discriminatory act.
If you have questions about the meaning and application of the law, or questions on how to file a complaint, please contact the Fair Housing staff at 402.934,6675 or toll-free at 800.669.3247 (800-NOW-FAIR). Nebraska Relay, contact 800.833.0920 (voice) or 800.833.7352 (TTY).
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