Fair Housing Information

It is against the law to prevent someone from renting or purchasing housing because of:
  • Color
  • Disability
  • Elderliness (over age 62)
  • Familial Status (pregnant or with children younger than 18)
  • National Origin
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sex or Gender
Equal Housing Opportunity

Document Resources

Your Rights
Learn more about your rights under the fair housing laws.

Submit a Fair Housing Complaint
If you believe you have been discriminated against during the purchase or rental of housing, you may notify Housing and Human Services by calling 703-248-5005 (TTY 711). You may also submit your complaint directly to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Equal Housing Opportunities
The City of Falls Church regularly sponsors fair housing testing by sending persons to rental offices and realtors to ensure fair treatment of buyers and renters.

Download the 2012 Fair Housing Rental Testing Report.