Fair Housing-It’s not an Option, It’s the Law

Fair Housing

ELKHART HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION.

The City of Elkhart Human Relations Commission was established on February 15, 1965 and is 5 member board appointed by the Mayor. The Commission’s main goal is to eliminate prohibited practices of discrimination in housing transactions including unimproved real estate on the basis of race, religion, gender, color, disability, familial status, and national origin.

(574) 294-5471 Ext. 1014

Relay Indiana 711 or (800) 743-3333

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human.relations@coei.org

Federally & Locally Protected Classes.

RACE

RELIGION

NATIONAL ORIGIN

COLOR

FAMILIAL STATUS

GENDER

DISABILITY

U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

The Fair Housing Act

Examples of Housing Discrimination

How to File a Complaint with HUD:

  • Online

You can file a complaint with FHEO online in English or Spanish.

  • Email

You can download this form (also available in ArabicCambodianChineseKoreanRussianSomaliSpanish, and Vietnamese) and email it to your local FHEO office at the email address on this list.

  • Phone

You can speak with an FHEO intake specialist by calling 1-800-669-9777 or 1-800-877-8339.

You can also call your regional FHEO office at the phone numbers on this list.

  • Mail

You can print out this form (also available in ArabicCambodianChineseKoreanRussianSomaliSpanish, and Vietnamese) and mail it to your regional FHEO office at the address on this list.

Mes de Igualdad de Vivienda – Miercoles, 6 de Abril de 2022  6:00 pm- 8:00 pm    LISTEN HERE

Housing Discrimination – Knowing Your Rights w/ Doneisha Posey, J.D. Wednesday, April 13, 2022 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fair Housing Month- Housing Discimination: Know Your Rights  Powerpoint Slides

Mes de lgualdad de Vivienda -Discriminación en la Vivienda: Conozca Sus Derechos  Powerpoint Slides

Fair Housing and Persons that are Deaf or Hard of Hearing:

NEWSLETTERS:

To View Click Here:     Renters Kit (HUD)

Fair Housing in the Community.

Fair Housing Events Calendar.

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2023 Fair Housing Youth Poster Contest
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Elkhart Human Relations Commission will be holding its annual youth poster contest on the theme FAIR HOUSING FOR ALL. Please find the information for the contest sponsored by the Elkhart County Board of Realtors and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The contest will run from February 1, 2023 to Mar , ...
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CDBG Annual Action Plan Meetings
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
PY23 Action Plan – Citizen Participation Schedule City of Elkhart Community Development Block Grant Program Year 2023 Annual Action Plan  Public Participation Schedule   The City of Elkhart is a CDBG entitlement community from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The City works with elected o , ...
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FREE EVICTION AND HOUSING CLINIC 1PM-4PM
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free legal advice regarding evictions and housing issues is provided by the Volunteer Lawyer Network. Sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis. Attorneys will provide free legal advice on eviction and landlord/tenant issues to the public at this walk-in clinic. Bring all pertinent information and documents rela , ...
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Human Relations Commission Executive (Closed to the Public) and Regular Meetings
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Let’s put an end to housing discrimination. If you feel you’ve experienced housing discrimination please file a complaint at: elkhartindiana.org/fair-housing     EXECUTIVE MEETING AGENDA (Closed to the Public)   Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 4:00 P.M. LOCATION:  201 South Second St., City Annex Co , ...
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