Fair Housing Resources
If you think your rights have been violated:
Launch an online complaint with HUD using the Housing Discrimination Complaint Form (Form 903). Learn the basic facts about the Housing Act and your rights under the Act. Read about the steps of the Fair Housing complaint process.
REMEMBER: housing discrimination is not only illegal, but it contradicts the integrity and principles of freedom and opportunity that we treasure as Americans.
Fair Housing Enforcement
Government Entities That Investigate Fair Housing Complaints
- People who believe they have experienced discrimination may file a complaint by contacting HUD's Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at 800-669-9777 (voice) or 800-877-8339 (Relay). Housing discrimination complaints may also be filed by going to hud.gov/fair housing.
- Maryland residents who believe they have been discriminated against in employment, housing, public accommodations, or state contracts because of race, color, religion or creed, sex, age, ancestry or national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information (employment only), and/or familial status (housing only), may file a complaint of discrimination with the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights (MCCR): https://mccr.maryland.gov/Pages/Intake.aspx
- Prince George's County residents can also contact the County governments Office of Human Rights: https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/1528/Human-Rights
The Fair Housing Action Center of Maryland ensures compliance with local, state, and federal Fair Housing laws, and advocates for the rights of tenants in Maryland: https://www.fairhousingmd.org/