It is hereby declared to be the policy of the City of Defuniak Springs, Florida, in the exercise of its police power for the public safety, public health, and general welfare, to assure equal opportunity to obtain adequate housing by all persons, regardless of race, color, age, familial status, handicap, marital status, national origin, religion, and sex, and to that end, to eliminate discrimination in housing. (Ord. No. 530, § 1, 11-24-86; Ord. No. 574, 10-9-90)
For more information on Fair Housing, or to register a fair housing complaint, contact:
Fair Housing Coordinator
71 US Highway 90 West
DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433
(850) 892-8500, ext. 114
Information from Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability is against the law. The resources on this page will help you to understand your rights and to find out where to go for help.
- Find a HUD-funded fair housing agency near you
- File a discrimination complaint with HUD
- More public and private fair housing agencies in Florida
- Predatory lending - don't be a victim of unfair lending practices
- Tenant rights, laws, and protections
If you believe you have been a victim of housing discrimination, you may file a complaint, or call HUD toll-free at 1 (800) 669-9777.
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