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Office of Civil Rights

Commitment to Equality

King County Office of Civil Rights
Kelli Williams, Director
Chinook Building
401 Fifth Avenue
Suite 215
Seattle, WA 98104

TTY Relay: 711
206-296-4329 Fax

Hours: Weekdays
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

People with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations from OCR.

Let OCR know if you need a foreign language interpreter.

HUD Resources

Fair Housing Laws

Fair Housing Laws

Equal Housing Opportunity Graphics for Printing

Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Discriminatory Effects Standard – Final Rule


Guidance Regarding Advertisements Under §804(c) of the Fair Housing Act

Fair Housing Act Application to Internet Advertising

Part 109 -- Fair Housing Advertising

Disability Access and Accommodations

Reasonable Accommodations Under the Fair Housing Act -- Joint Statement of HUD and DOJ

Reasonable Modifications Under the Fair Housing Act -- Joint Statement of HUD and DOJ

New ADA Regulations and Assistance Animals as Reasonable Accommodations Under the Fair Housing Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Service Animals and Assistance Animals for People with Disabilities in Housing and HUD-Funded Programs

Insurance Policy Restrictions as a Defense for Refusals to Make a Reasonable Accommodation

Fair Housing Accessibility Guidelines

Questions and Answers about the Accessibility Guidelines

Accessiblity (Design and Construction Requirements for Covered Multifamily Dwellings Under the Fair Housing Act

Fair Housing Accessibility First

Report of HUD Review of the Fair Housing Accessibility Requirements in the 2006 International Building Code

Investigations and Prosecutions in States Authorizing the Medical Use of Marijuana

Use of Marijuana in Multifamily Assisted Properties

Medical Use of Marijuana and Reasonable Accommodation in Federal Public and Assisted Housing

Group Homes, Local Land Use, and the FHA -- Joint Statement of HUD and DOJ

Assisted housing for persons with disabilities under Olmstead implementation efforts to provide community-based options rather than institutional settings

Statement of the Dept. of HUD on the Role of Housing in Accomplishing the Goals of Olmstead

Housing for Older Persons Act (HOPA)

Implementation of the Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995 (HOPA)

HOPA Questions & Answers

Conversion to Housing for Older Persons Under the Fair Housing Act and the Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995

Other Fair Housing Topics

Assessing Claims of Housing Discrimination Against Victims of Domestic Violence Under the Fair Housing Act and the Violence Against Women Act

Questions and Answers on Sexual Harassment Under the Fair Housing Act

Ex-Offenders: Letter from HUD to Public Housing Authorities

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Equal Treatment and the Faith-Based and Community Initiative

Guidelines on Bed Bug Control

Equal Access to Housing in HUD Programs Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

Limited English Proficiency

Guidance Regarding Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination Affecting Limited English Proficient Persons

Occupancy Standards -- The Keating Memo

Fair Lending: Learn the Facts

Franklin the Fair Housing Fox Kids Website

Quick links

Free Fair Housing Workshops
Fair Housing Workshops for Renters
Fair Housing Resources
Fair Housing Articles
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