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FAIR
HOUSING
COUNCIL

of Greater San Antonio
     

Filing a Complaint

If you feel that you have been the victim of housing discrimination in the area of rental housing, real estate sales, mortgage lending, or homeowners’ insurance, you may file a complaint by any of the following means:

In the Private sector:
The Fair Housing Council of Greater San Antonio will conduct preliminary investigations of housing discrimination complaints and/or help consumers file administrative housing discrimination complaints with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or pursue civil court remedies. The Council conducts complaint intakes by telephone during normal business hours or in person by appointment only.

The Fair Housing Council of Greater San Antonio can be reached at:

Toll-free telephone number: (866) 733-4953

San Antonio telephone number: (210) 733-3247

McAllen telephone number: (956) 682-3247

Relay Texas: 711

Mailing address:
Fair Housing Council of Greater San Antonio
4414 Centerview Drive, Suite 229
San Antonio, Texas 78228

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On the Federal Level:
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will take housing discrimination complaints by mail or telephone. You may contact HUD or the Fair Housing Council of Greater San Antonio to obtain a HUD Housing Discrimination Complaint form. The HUD Region VI Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity (FHEO) in Fort Worth, Texas services Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

This HUD Region VI FHEO Office can be reached at:

Toll-free telephone number: (800) 669-9777

Fort Worth telephone number: (817) 978-5900

TTY: (817) 978-5595

Mailing address:
HUD—FHEO Office
801 Cherry Street, Unit #45
Suite 2500
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

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On the State Level:
Complaints can also be filed with a number of state and local government offices, such as the Texas Workforce Commission—Civil Rights Division.

The Texas Workforce Commission—Civil Rights Division can be contacted at:

Toll-free telephone number: (888) 452-4778

Austin telephone number: (512) 463-2642

Mailing address:
Texas Workforce Commission
Civil Rights Division
1117 Trinity Street, Room 144-T
Austin, Texas 787101

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Important Filing Deadlines:
The deadline for filing a federal administrative complaint with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is one (1) year from the date of the last discriminatory incident.

The deadline for filing a civil lawsuit is two (2) years from the date of the last discriminatory incident.