Southwest Fair Housing Council is a full service fair housing organization dedicated to enforcing the Fair Housing Act.The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting, buying, or securing financing for any housing. The prohibitions specifically cover discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and the presence of children. Depending on your location in Arizona, you may also be protected from housing discrimination based on your gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or ancestry.
Spread the word! It is not too late to apply for the Section 8 Wait List in the City of Phoenix. Section 8 vouchers offer an opportunity for safe, decent and affordable housing. After filing a joint complaint with the Arizona Fair Housing Center through HUD, the City of Phoenix has agreed to open the application for their Section 8 wait list until August 19th. If you are interested in applying or know someone who is, further information can be found at the links below.
We are dedicated to raising awareness of fair housing law and educating the community about their rights. Our activities include classes, workshops, presentations, and informational tables at events. Contact us to schedule an activity or you can attend one of the events on our calendar.
Don’t Borrow Trouble® (DBT) is a HUD certified counseling agency and a program of Southwest Fair Housing Council. It is an unbiased, non-profit agency dedicated to helping those in financial trouble. DBT® that knows the programs, products and people throughout Arizona.
The Landlord and Tenant Resource Center (LTRC) is a self-help resource center which aids those who may have specific Arizona landlord and tenant issues and/or questions.