Where do you turn when you think you have been discriminated against in housing?
Questions regarding Fair Housing are common and often people are looking for ways to resolve situations that they are in. There is an interesting program in Western New York called HOME – Housing Opportunities Made Equal that may be able to assist you.
Housing Opportunities Made Equal offers a variety of programs– from fair housing presentations to mobility counseling to assistance for victims of discrimination.
According to their website:
Housing Opportunities Made Equal is a not-for-profit, membership based, civil rights organization working to assure fair and equal housing.
HOME promotes equal opportunity in housing without restrictions based on such factors as race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, military status, gender identity or expression, lawful source of income or the presence of children within a family.
HOME’s mission is to promote the value of diversity and to ensure the people of Western New York an equal opportunity to live in the housing and communities of their choice– through education, advocacy, enforcement of fair housing laws, and the creation of housing opportunities.
If you or anyone you know have a question about your rights under the fair housing laws, please contact HOME at (716) 854-1400.
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