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Fair Housing

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:

Mike Gilmore

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).

equal housing opportunity


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'


External 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