Under the Federal Fair Housing Act, it is illegal, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, handicap, or familial status (having children under the age of 18), to:

  • Deny a loan for the purpose of purchasing, constructing, improving, repairing, or maintaining a dwelling, or to deny any loan secured by a dwelling, or
  • Discriminate in fixing the amount, interest rate, duration, application procedures, or other terms or conditions of such a loan, or in appraising property.

If you believe you have been discriminated against, you should send a complaint to:

 

Denver Metro Fair Housing Center
3280 Downing Street, Suite B
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 672-5437
OR
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Washington, DC 20410
For processing under the Federal Fair Housing Act
AND OR 
Director, Consumer Affairs
Office of Thrift Supervision
Washington, DC 20552
For processing under Office of Thrift Supervision Regulations

UNDER THE EQUAL CREDIT OPPORTUNITY ACT, IT IS ILLEGAL TO DISCRIMNATE IN ANY CREDIT TRANSACTION:

  • On the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, or age,
  • Because income is from public assistance, or
  • Because a right has been exercised under the Consumer Credit Protection Act.
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