Fair Housing

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Equal Opportunity

It is against the federal law to discriminate in housing because of:
  • Familial status
  • Handicap
  • National origin
  • Race or color
  • Religion
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation (within Tippecanoe County) 

Forbidden Actions

The following is a partial list of actions forbidden based on the above mentioned status:
Refuse to rent housing
  • Make housing unavailable
  • Deny a dwelling
  • Set different terms, conditions or privileges for rental of a dwelling
  • Provide different housing services or facilities
  • Falsely deny that housing is available for inspection or rental
  • Deny anyone access to or membership in a facility or service related to the rental of housing 

Filing a Complaint

If you believe you have been the victim of discrimination and wish to file a complaint, you have a few options to consider: