Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

What is Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity?

Under the direction of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) was established for the responsibility of administering and enforcing federal laws and policies, which provide fair housing and equal access, for all people living within the United States of America.

The Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity - Mission Statement

To create equal housing opportunities for all persons living in American by administering laws that prohibits discrimination in housing on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and familial status.

The Fair Housing Act

For further information, please see the Fair Housing Act. 

Utah Valley University and Fair Housing

Utah Valley University seeks to promote equal housing opportunities for all people and supports all laws, which promote anti-discrimination. Please see our Non-Discrimination Policy. 

Reporting a Discrimination Complaint

If you feel you have been discriminated against and would like to file a complaint, please use the following means of contact:

  • To file a complaint online, please go to HUD.GOV
  • Housing Discrimination Hotline - Toll Free at 800-877-7353

MEDIATION, CONFLICT AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Utah Valley University provides a free mediation service through the Ombuds located in the Office of Judicial Affairs and Dispute Resolution.

What is Mediation?
This is a tool that can be utilized to help resolve disputes that may arise between a Tenant and a Landlord.

For further information on this service, please contact the Ombuds through the Office of Judicial Affairs and Dispute Resolution:

 

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Fair Housing Resources

Fair Housing Regional Office

FHEO Regional Office serves Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
 
Denver Regional Office of FHEO
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
1670 Broadway Denver, Colorado 80202-4801
Local Phone: 303-672-5437
Toll Free: 800-877-7353