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Michael Braverman, DHCD Commissioner Mayor Catherine E. Pugh

Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity Enforcement

This office is responsible for HABC's compliance with the Fair Housing Act and the other civil rights laws that protect against discrimination in housing.

504 Coordination

504 Coordination is responsible for coordinating the implementation of programs and activities pursuant to the laws that protect the civil rights of persons with disabilities and addressing issues concerning reasonable accommodation requests to address a disability made by public housing residents, participants in the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program and applicants for both programs.

504 Coordination can provide information about the following subjects:

- Reasonable accommodation policies and forms

- The Fair Housing Act's accessibility requirements, which apply to multi-family buildings containing 4 or more units first ready for occupancy in March 13, 1991. (see www.fairhousingfirst.org)

- Referrals to other housing-related resources and organizations that provide assistance to individuals with disabilities

Contact the Director of 504 Coordination by e-mail or by calling (443) 984-1792.

Relevant Links

For more general information about how the fair housing laws apply to rental housing and to owner occupied housing, please click on the following links:

http://www.opportunitycollaborative.org/assets/FairHousingRentalJuly2014.pdf?536869
http://www.opportunitycollaborative.org/assets/FairHousingOwnerOccupiedJuly2014.pdf?536869