This web-site will help you create a letter asking your landlord to change a rule or policy or for permission to make changes to your apartment. Click here for more information.
The Connecticut Fair Housing Center, Inc. (The Center) is a state-wide non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating housing discrimination in Connecticut. The Center employs many different strategies to fulfill our mission including enforcement of state and federal fair housing laws
The housing discrimination laws make it illegal to discriminate against individuals in the sale or rental of housing because of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, children (or familial status), disability (mental or physical), marital status, age (except minors), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and legal source of income (for example, by refusing to accept Section 8).
For more information, please visit our Fair Housing Overview page.
This website will help you create a letter asking your landlord for a change in a rule or policy or for permission to make changes to your apartment. To help you create this letter, you will be asked for your name, address, email address, and telephone number.
You will also be asked for information about your disability and your need for a reasonable accommodation or modification.
The information that you give will be saved in the Connecticut Fair Housing Center’s files in case you call us for help in the future.
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