Fair Housing

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​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 Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Federal Fair Housing Act) and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act adds the additional protected classes of age and ancestry and use of guide 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 available only to persons of certain race, color, religion, sex, national origin, 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 institution
  • Denying to anyone the us of or participation in any real estate services, multirole-listing service or other facilities related to the selling and renting or housing 

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

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

All residents are hereby notified, that any complaints regarding a discriminatory​ 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

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development 
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]