News: April is Fair Housing Month
Fair Housing is not an option. It’s the law.
Want to start a public
education and outreach
campaign? Maybe you want
to find out more information
about providing reasonable
Resources section can help.
Find links and tools you can
use to search for affordable
housing, get assistance in
preventing foreclosure, and
Fair lending means that
borrowers get the same
terms and conditions as
another borrower with a
similar credit history and
income, regardless of
race, color, national origin,
familial status, religion or
Fair housing is the law in
South Carolina as in the nation.
Find out what fair housing is,
what kinds of activities are
prohibited, who is protected and
what types of housing are
covered by the Fair Housing Act
and other related laws. Check
out our Fair Housing Library and
read examples of housing
discrimination so you can
recognize it when it happens or
prevent it if you are a housing
Fair Housing is housing that is
accessible to everyone,
regardless of disability. The
Fair Housing Act provides
additional protections for
individuals with disabilities,
places additional requirements
on developers and allows for
What is Fair Housing?
Fair Housing SC
You + Fair Housing = A Better Community
Fair Housing is Your Right. Use it.
Public awareness starts with understanding. To help raise awareness of
fair housing, HUD designates April as Fair Housing Month and launches
a national ad campaign. Again this year, HUD has teamed up with the
National Fair Housing Alliance to create a professional advertising
campaign that includes full-color 16”x20” posters, 7”x10” magazine ads,
6.437”x10.5” localizable newspaper ads. The posters and magazine ads
can be customized for local areas too.
Click here to go to the resources section of this website and find links to
the 2013 Ad Campaign, as well as many other professionally designed
resources to assist with your outreach efforts. Or click here to go to our
NEW Poster Gallery.
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Disclaimer: This site presents general information on fair housing and fair housing rights and responsibilities, and it is provided with the understanding that no information presented here should be used as a substitute for consultation with
professional legal services and does not consitute legal advice or opinions. Anyone who believes they are a victim of housing discrimination, or who needs assistance with a specific concern regarding fair housing law should contact the US
Department of Housing and Urban Development or the SC Human Affairs Commission using the links on the File a Complaint tab of this website.
April is Fair Housing Month