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Fair Housing is a right protected by federal and state laws. Fair housing means you may freely choose a place to live without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or because you are disabled or have children in your family. Housing discrimination is illegal.
The local Fair Housing Officer for the City of Chesapeake is Arthurine Peacock, Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority. If you have any questions contact her at 757-233-6403 or by email at Arthurine_Peacock@crhava.org.
The Fair Housing Handbook contains:
- Guidelines for Fair Housing
- Tips for Tenants
- Tips for Landlords
- Guide to Fair Lending
- Housing Discrimination Forms
- Additional Fair Housing Resources
Hampton Roads Fair Housing is the website sponsored by the Hampton Roads Community Housing Resource Board (HRCHRB). This site is presented as a service to the Hampton Roads community and intended to expand both the understanding and assurance of fair housing for all its citizens. HRCHRB is the coordinating agency for fair housing issues across its seven member cities. Learn more by visiting the site.