Fair Housing Hearing Board

Improving Public Awareness of Fair Housing Laws

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.

Are you experiencing housing discrimination?
The Department of Equity and Inclusion is here to assist. Please call 919-996-5740 or email equity@raleighnc.gov for help. 

Interested in serving?
If you would like to be considered for service on the Fair Housing Hearing Board, please complete the online interest form.

Meetings

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month and are open to the public.

he next Fair Housing Hearing Board meeting will be August 17th 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Location
Raleigh Pathways Center
900 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 

Agenda 
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Contact

 
919-996-5740

Address

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: 
equity@raleighnc.gov

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Resources and Activities

Tenants' Rights and Obligations Handbook 

This 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 handbook

Fair Housing Conference 

The board's education and outreach efforts include an annual Fair Housing Conference on issues related to housing and discrimination. The Fair Housing Conference takes place each April during the national observance of Fair Housing Month. The 19th Annual Fair Housing Community Conference was held virtually on Friday, April 29. Please see the recording below to view the conference.

Raleigh Fair Housing Community Conference 2022

“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 for some already and are scheduled to end nationwide on Sunday, October 3. 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

City Staff Liaison in Equity and Inclusion: 

  • Travis McCollum

Staff liaisons can be reached by emailing equity@raleighnc.gov

Member Directory

  1. Collin Bober
    Community Outreach Chair, Serving: 3rd Term, 9/7/2018 - 9/6/2022
  2. Eric Cohen
    Secretary, Serving: 1st Term, 1/9/2021 - 1/19/2023

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