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Respondent Obligations in Fair Housing Investigations Interactive Diagram


Date Published: January 2023


Fair housing is good business. Even the most experienced landlords, property managers, real estate agents, loan officers, and insurance agents know there is always potential for a complaint.

HUD's Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) wants to help housing providers understand their obligations if named as a respondent in a Fair Housing Act (FHA) investigation. This interactive diagram provides simple clarification of the complaint process, along with helpful resources, on the following subject areas:

  • Equal Treatment Under the Law
  • Notification of a Filed Complaint
  • The Complaint Process
  • Conciliation
  • Resolution of the Case
  • Tips and Resources

Who Will Benefit?

  • Housing Providers: Landlords, property managers, real estate professionals, loan officers, and insurance agents
  • Governmental Entities: States, cities, and counties
  • Public Housing Agencies
  • Housing Consumers

Resource Links

Tags: Fair Housing
Author Organization
  • Abt Associates
Resource Approver
  • HUD Approved