April is National Fair Housing Month and 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Fair Housing Act. The Fair Housing Act was enacted on April 11, 1968.
The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting, buying, or securing financing for housing. The prohibitions specifically cover discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and the presence of children.* Learn more.
*Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Fair Housing Gala
CHFA is a proud sponsor of the Denver Metro Fair Housing Gala on April 11. Click here to learn more and register.
Fair Housing 101
chfareach offers upcoming trainings on Fair Housing. Click the class links below to learn more and register.
Denver Metro Fair Housing Center is hosting a screening of the documentary film,
Brick by Brick: A Civil Rights Story on April 20.
Click here for details and to register.
Other ways to get involved
If you have been helped by the Fair Housing Act, share your story with the National Fair Housing Alliance. Visit fhact50.org/50stories to learn more.