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Fair Housing Hearing Board

Improving Public Awareness of Fair Housing Laws




Pathways Center
900 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601


Mailing Address

Department of Equity and Inclusion

Fair Housing Hearing Board

P.O. Box 590 

Raleigh, NC 27602

Staff Liaison



More Information

The Fair Housing Hearing Board works to improve public awareness of the City's Fair Housing Ordinance, which prohibits discrimination in housing opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, family status, disability, national origin, or sex.

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. and are open to the public.

*Note: Scheduled meetings and locations are listed on the event calendar. Schedules may vary due to holidays and cancellations. 

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Public Comment via Phone

In addition to in-person public comment, the Fair Housing Hearing Board also provides a telephone option. To leave a public comment for the Fair Housing Hearing Board via phone, call 855-925-2801 and enter code 8302.  Voicemails are accepted for a period of 4 days prior to the Board's meeting. 

The Fair Housing Hearing Board’s public comment line opens at 5 p.m. on the Friday prior to the meeting and closes at 5 p.m. on the Tuesday before the Board’s regular monthly meeting. Please note that 1 comment is allowed per person per meeting and the limit for public comments is 3 minutes.

Resources and Activities

Tenants' Rights and Obligations Handbook 

The Tenants' Rights Handbook will give you general information about your rights and obligations in Raleigh. The information provided is not a substitute for legal advice, because each person’s specific situation is unique. View Tenants' Rights Handbook

2023 Fair Housing Community Conference

The 20th Annual Fair Housing Community Conference was held at the Raleigh Convention Center Friday, April 28. Guest speakers included La'Meisha Whittington (Whittington & Stanley Consulting Group, LLC.), Dexter Herbert (Executive Director of Southeast Raleigh YMCA), Quisha Mallette (NC Justice Center Fair Chance Criminal Justice Project), Apryl Lewis (Action NC), and keynote speaker Yolanda Taylor, Esq. (Managing Partner, Center for Community Law and Equity).

“Where Do We Go From Here? Understanding the Expiring Eviction Moratorium” Panel Discussion

The Raleigh Fair Housing Hearing Board partnered with Legal Aid of North Carolina to share information and resources with residents that may be adversely affected by the expiration of the CDC's eviction moratorium. Extensions for the protections of the CDC eviction moratorium have expired. Please see the recording below to view the panel discussion. 

“Where Do We Go From Here? Understanding the Expiring Eviction Moratorium” Panel Discussion

Board Liaisons

Staff liaisons can be reached at or 919-996-5740.

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