The City of Waterbury does business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law (The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988).  A housing discrimination complaint may be filed with Waterbury's Fair Housing Officer, Waterbury Development Corporation, 83 Bank Street, 3rd floor, Waterbury, CT 06702; phone: 203-346-2607; U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), 1-800-669-9777 (toll free); 1-800-927-9275 (TTY).

It is illegal to Discriminate Against Any Person Because of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Handicap, Familial, or National Origin:

- in the sale or rental of housing or residential lots
- in advertising the sale or rental of housing
- in financing of housing
- in the provision of real estate brokerage services
- in the appeal of housing
- blockbusting is also illegal

The following video is an example of a violation of Fair Housing Laws: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84k2iM30vbY

City of Waterbury Human Rights Commission

City of Waterbury Human Rights Commission Complaint Form

Please click here to view City of Waterbury Human Rights Commission Agenda and Meeting Minutes.

Important Links:

Connecticut Fair Housing Center

Fair Housing Association of CT, Inc.

U.S. Dept. of HUD, Office of Fair Housing / Equal Opportunity

State of Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities