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Addressing Impediments to Fair Housing Choicein Oregon
An OverviewAll Oregonians should be protected from housing discrimination. When you are attempting to rent a home, buy a home, get a mortgage, or secure home insurance, you cannot be denied or treated differently based on being part of a protected class.
As part of this protection, the federal government requires the state to submit a certification that it will affirmatively further fair housing (Code of federal Regulations, 24 CFR 91.325). Affirmatively furthering fair housing means the state must do more than prevent housing discrimination. It must affirmatively work to advance fair housing in the state, which means it must:
Current Analysis2011-2015 Oregon Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (.pdf)
2014 PlansSome of the work Oregon will do in 2014 to address impediments to fair housing choice includes:
Upcoming EffortsOregon has begun planning efforts to conduct a new analysis of impediments to fair housing choice by collaborating with local government and private agencies that provide assisted-living housing, health and social services, state and regionally based organizations that represent protected class members, and organizations that enforce fair housing laws.
Fair Housing Statewide Training Schedule
Owners of HUD-subsidized multifamily housing must display the Fair Housing Logo and Poster, and is required by the Fair Housing Act and HUD regulations at 24 CFR, part 110.
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