Community Resource Guide: Fair Housing
The Fair Housing Laws declare that it is illegal to deny the right to buy, lease, rent, own, or possess housing on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, veteran history, public assistance recipiency, or handicap.
If you want to learn more about fair housing or believe that you have been discriminated against in your search for housing, the following resources are available.
Online Complaint Form to the Attourney General
If you have been a victim of descrimination, you may fill out this form to file a formal complaint. Responses generally take less than a week.
Fair Housing Center of Greater Boston
262 Washington St, 10th Floor
Boston, MA, 02108
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
1 Ashburton Place
Sixth Floor, Room 601Boston, MA, 02108
Cambridge, MA, 02139