Fair Housing Project2020-03-23T17:04:54-04:00

Report Discrimination


Disability protections includes requests for reasonable accommodation and reasonable modifications.


Fair housing includes federal, state and local protections.


Make sure that your community understands their rights and responsibilities within fair housing.


Be involved with fair housing and social justice as a tester.


Attend for the first-time or as a refresher a fair housing training or workshop.

COVID-19 & Fair Housing

The impact of the COVID-19 virus includes xenophobia and racism.

Recognize the difference between legitimate health and safety concerns from discrimination.
Asians and Asian-Americans within the United States are not inherently at a high risk of having the virus.


FHP Connected

FHP is committed to advocating on behalf of victims of housing discrimination. Check out FHP’s Stories of Fair Housing to see your neighbors who the fair housing laws help.



The Fair Housing Partnership enforces fair housing rights through advocacy and education. To support our mission of ensuring that western Pennsylvanians have housing choice, please consider making a monetary donation online.



Remember that the World Health Organization (WHO) issued guidelines in 2015 that while naming diseases, institutions should avoid using references to names of countries. Names based on locations negatively impact specific groups of people, as we are seeing with violent acts

“Stable housing is part of the foundation we need as a Commonwealth to fully recover.”
-Pennsylvania State Attorney General Josh Shapiro

In these times of uncertainty, we would like to notify the Pittsburgh, PA and western PA public that tenants cannot be evicted during the

In these uncertain times, we are happy to announce good news, the launch of FHP’s new website at http://fhp.org! We have a new layout and design for reporting housing discrimination. Submit inquiries online and we’ll follow up with you.

The COVID-19 Housing Stabilization Fund is designed to provide short-term assistance to workers who have experienced a reduction in hours and are facing a financial hardship to pay rent and utilities.

The Pennsylvania Utility Commission issued an emergency order prohibiting terminations of electric, natural gas, water, wastewater, telecommunication and steam that’ll remain in place as long as the Proclamation of Disaster in PA is in place.

If you are a survivor or victim of domestic violence, you can still obtain a Protection from Abuse order and seek out services and shelter including the Women's Center of Greater Pittsburgh, Bethlehem Haven, and Center for Victims. @wcspittsburgh @BethlehemHaven @Center4Victims

Good afternoon to our Pittsburgh community. As we awaken to a new day we wish everyone the best of health. To that end, FHP is suspending all in-person meetings until further notice and all staff will be teleworking during this time. While our physical office will not be open

The Court of Common Pleas’ President Judge Kim Berkeley Clark has placed an indefinite hold on all evictions across Allegheny county, as well as suspending other court functions. A landlord cannot evict you or file an order for possession through April 14. https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2020/03/16/Federal-courts-Western-PA-postpone-cases-coronavirus-COVID-19/stories/202003160119?fbclid=IwAR0EfW-dafSq0JTVMQY0zIggsPnHCFrf4q2eFievlvZIze4bYP1pLTXpaJ4

We are all concerned over coronavirus and we wish everyone the best of health. During this time we cannot lose sight of the key issues that will affect us as we move forward through this pandemic. To that point, we need to ensure our voices are heard regarding the proposed

An exciting campaign is about to launch in the Homewood community. This campaign aims to celebrate the rich history and cultural gems including murals, documentaries, banners along the main business corridor and continual discussions with community members on how to keep their

Happy International Women’s Day. Since our office is mostly women, we understand the value women hold. Today we celebrate their dedication and strength in being exceptional humans, who push our mission forward. Thank you to all our supporters, particularly women today.

At FHP, Black History Month continues every month. FHP recognizes @Dollar_Bank ​ for creating and preserving Black wealth. In 2013, Dollar Bank issued 82 mortgage loans to African-Americans in Allegheny County with $7 billion in assets. Conversely, PNC Bank had $335 billion in

“Still, the bigger, more expressive gestures associated with Black ASL can cause confusion. Franklin Jones, an African American lecturer in the Department of ASL and Deaf Studies, said his signing sometimes made white students think he was angry.

‘I had to explain,’ he said.

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