The mission of the dfeh is to protect the people of california from unlawful discrimination in employment housing businesses and state funded programs and from bias motivated violence and human trafficking. The fair employment and housing act california government code section 12900 12951 12927 12928 12955 12956 1 12960 12976 provides protection from harassment or discrimination in employment because of.
California fair employment and housing act feha prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment and housing.
Department of fair employment and housing. It also provides representation to the victims of hate crimes. This is an important issue for landlords and for families with children seeking fair housing opportunities. Department of housing and urban development 451 7th street s w washington dc 20410 telephone.
Department of fair employment and housing 12900 12996 part 2 8 added by stats. This includes reasonable accommodation in both rental leasing and construction of housing. Interaction between federal and.
It is the largest state civil rights agency in the united states. On february 20 1998 the commission issued a guidance memorandum on fair housing occupancy standards. 12927 2010 cal.
The resources on this page will help you to understand your rights and to find out where you can go if you need help. Fair housing occupancy standards. Age 40 and over ancestry color creed denial of family and medical care leave disability mental and physical including hiv and aids marital.
The department of fair employment and housing is the state agency charged with enforcing california s civil rights laws. The california department of fair employment and housing is an agency of california state government charged with the protection of residents from employment housing and public accommodation discrimination and hate violence. The fair employment and housing act.
Disability access requirements in new construction housing projects. Prohibit harassmen t of employees applicants and. The california fair employment and housing act part 2 8 commencing with section 12900 of division 3 of title 2 of the govern ment code and the regulations of the fair employment and housing commission california code of regulations title 2 division 4 sections 7285 0 through 8504.
Fair housing discrimination based on your race color national origin religion sex family status or disability is against the law.