Fair Housing: It's Your Right!
Fair Housing Act
Federally Protected Classes
- Disability - includes people with HIV / AIDS and people in recovery from alcohol / drugs
- Race / Color
- Sex - includes protection against sexual harassment
- Familial Status - includes the presence of children under the age of 18 and / or pregnancy
- National Origin
- In HUD programs -Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Marital Status
State Fair Housing - Protected Classes
The Montana Human Rights Act was enacted in 1965 and prohibits discrimination on several of the federally protected classes and added the following classes:
- Marital Status
Assistance with Fair Housing Issues
For more information on either Federal or Montana protected classes, contact Montana Fair Housing at 1-800-929-2611.