Your right to fair housing

Your right to fair housing
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Last updated: June 2013

About this Video

This video is for all newly arrived residents of Illinois about their rights in housing according to Federal and State laws. The information provided in this video includes:

  • Information on fair housing
  • Examples of discrimination
  • How to file a complaint
  • Recommendations to exercise your right to fair housing

Click on this link for a list of organizations that can help you with a housing discrimination issue:

About the Fair Housing Video Series

This video series about fair housing will help victims of housing discrimination and household providers understand what is prohibited under the Fair Housing Act. The video series also provides information about what to do if you have been discriminated against, such as how to file a complaint, get legal help, and recognize unfair housing practices around you. 

Please view a video by clicking on its link: 

Video Transcript

A transcript of the video is available at Your Right to Fair Housing- A Guide for New Americans Transcript. If you'd like to read the transcript, you have the option to print a copy. The video's transcript opens in a separate window so you can also watch the video while reading the transcript.

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