NOTICE of FAIR HOUSING OFFICER and COMPLAINT PROCESS for City of New Kensington

- Refusing to sell or rent to, deal, or negotiate with any person.Kensington that the following actions, if based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, familial status (families with children), or handicap (disability) is prohibited by Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Federal Fair Housing Act) and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act adds the additional protected classes of age, ancestry, and use of guide or support animals because of the blindness, deafness or physical handicap of the user or because the user is a handler or trainer of support or guide animals are considered discriminatory:


- Refusing to sell or rent to, deal or negotiate with any person.

- Discriminating on terms or conditions for buying or renting housing.

- Discriminating by advertising that housing is available only to persons of a certain race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status, handicap (disability), age, ancestry or with no animals.

- Denying that housing is available for inspection, sale or rent when it really is available.

- Blockbusting-for profit, persuading owners to sell or rent housing by telling them that minority groups are moving into the neighborhood.

- Denying or making different terms or conditions for home loans by financial institutions.

- Denying to anyone the use or participation in any real estate services, multiple listing services or other facilities related to the selling and renting of housing.

If you’re a person with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation, please contact the below Fair Housing Officer/Agency.

If you have Limited English Proficiency and require a document translation, please contact the below Fair Housing Officer/Agency.

All residents are hereby notified, that any complaints regarding a discriminatory action under one of the above conditions may be filed with the:

This notice will serve to advise all residents of the City of New Kensington that the following actions, if based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, familial status (families with children), or handicap (disability) is prohibited by Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Federal Fair Housing Act) and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act adds the additional protected classes of age, ancestry, and use of the guide or support animals because of the blindness, deafness or physical handicap of the user or because the user is a handler or trainer of support or guide animals are considered discriminatory:ory:

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

Pittsburgh Regional Office

301 Fifth Avenue; Suite 390, Piatt Place

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

(412) 565-5395; TTY: (412) 565-5711

Email: ra-hr_housinghotline@pa.gov

Or

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Pittsburgh Field Office

Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity William Moorhead Federal Building

1000 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1000

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

(412) 644-6428; (888) 799-2085

Fax: (412) 644-6516

TTY: (800) 927-9275

Email: PA_webmanager@hud.gov


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