Community & Human Development

Fair Housing

Fair housing is a federally mandated right that prohibits discrimination in housing choices. The City of El Paso coordinates the Fair Housing Task Force functions and provides information to residents of El Paso to ensure they know their rights are protected from housing discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and familial status.

Task Force Members & Duties Watch Past Meetings

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development defines the Fair Housing Act and provides additional information that includes examples of housing discrimination.

File a Complaint

If you believe your rights may have been violated, reports can be made to:

If the concern involves an imminent threat of eviction, please contact the following:

Fair Housing Brochures

English / Spanish

Fair Housing
English Spanish

Reasonable Accommodations

English Spanish

Assistance Animals
English / Spanish

Fair Housing: Know Your Rights
English / Spanish


Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice - 2020

Apartment Units Analysis

Demand for Accessible Type A Apartment Units