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
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:
Human Rights Commission Agenda and Meeting Minutes:
Listing files in 'Human Rights Commission'
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