did you know?

Fair Housing Month

is celebrated every april

April is National Fair Housing Month

Most agree discrimination in housing is much subtler today than in decades past, but it does persist; be it out of ignorance or intolerance and both on individual and systemic levels. Every April, the nation comemorates the passage of the Federal Fair Housing Act and celebrates the strides we've made, and the work that remains to be done.

Here at the Fair Housing Council (FHCO), we host and participate in a variety of events each April. To learn about these events, follow the links below. For more information on scheduling your own historic bus tour click here. For our annual Fair Housing Month Poster Contest visit here.

For details on this year's plans, please contact us at 503/223-8197 Ext. 108 or information@FHCO.org (please put "This year's FH Month Activities" in the subject line).

History of Civil Rights in Housing and National Fair Housing Month:

For a discussion of the history of civil rights in housing and related resource information visit www.FHCO.org/history.htm.

The National Fair Housing Alliance's Commemorative Statement on the 40th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act (2008)

Fair Housing Month Governmental Proclamations:

Fair Housing Month Commemoration:

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"Thank You"

The FHCO would like to thank our partners and members for their support.
Their contributions and grants have helped to make the resources on this site possible.
Please join them in supporting our efforts!

If you have a fair housing question, or to report a fair housing complaint, please call 503/223-8197 Ext. 2 or 800/424-3247 Ext. 2 (TTY and translation available). Alternatively, you may call HUD at 800/877-0246.

Office Location:

1221 SW Yamhill Avenue #305, Portland, Oregon 97205
information@FHCO.org .| .503/223-8197 .| .Hotline 800/424-3247 Ext. 2

The work that provided the basis for this publication was supported by funding under a grant with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The substance and findings of the work are dedicated to the public. The author and the publisher are solely responsible for the accuracy of the statements and interpretations contained in this publication. Such interpretations do not necessarily reflect the views of the Federal Government.

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