Fair Housing

 
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COUNTY OF BLAIR

NOTICE OF FAIR HOUSING OFFICER AND COMPLAINT PROCESS​


​This notice will serve to advise all residents of Blair County, specifically the Non-Entitlement Municipalities, Borough of Hollidaysburg, Borough of Tyrone, Township of Antis, Township of Blair, Township of Frankstown and Township of Greenfield, Blair County that the following actions, if base on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, familial status (families with children), or handicap (disability) is prohibited by Title VIII of the Civial Rights Act of 1968 (Federal Fair Housing Act) and the Pennsylavania Human Relations Act adds the additional protected classes of age and ancestry and use of gude or support animals because of the blindness, deafness or physical handicap of the user or because the user is a handler or trainer of support or guide animals are considered discriminatory: 


  • Refusing to sell or rent to , deal or negotiate with any person
  • Discriminating on terms or conditions for buying or renting housing
  • Discriminating by advertising that housing is avalable only to persons of certain race, color, religion, sex, national orgin, familial status, handicap (disability), age, ancestry or with no animals
  • Denying that housing is available for inspection, sale or rent when it really is available 
  • Blockbusting-for profit, persuading owners to sell or rent housing by telling them that then that the minority groups are moving into the neighborhood
  • Denying or making different terms or conditions for home loans by financial intitution
  • Denying to anyone the us of or particiapation in any real estate services, multiole-listing service or other facilities related to the selling and renting or housing 

If you are a person with a disabilitiy and require a reasonal​ accommodation, please contact below the Fair Housing Officer/Agency. 

If you're a Limited English Proficient and require a docment translation, please  contact below the Fair Housing Officer/ Agency. 

All residens are hereby notified, that any complaints regarding a disciminatory action under one of the above conditions may be filed with the: 


Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission 
Pittsburgh Regional Office 
301 Fifth Avenue 
Suite 390, Piatt Place 
Pittsburg, Pa 15222
Phone: (412) 565-5395 or TTY users only: (412) 565-5711
 
OR

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development 
PITTSBURG FHEO FIELD OFFICE 
Moorhead Federal Building 
1000 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburg, Pa 15222
Phone: (412 644-5449 or (412) 644-6353
Fax: (412) 644-6516 TTY: (800) 927-9275


Non-Entitlement Municipalities of Blair County  [Borough of Bellwood, Duncansville, Martinsburg, Newry, Roaring Spring, Tunnelhill (part), and Williamsburg and the Townships of Allegheny, Catharine, Freedom, Huston, Juniata, North Woodbury, Snyder, Taylor, Tyrone and Woodbury]


     


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