Fair Housing in Wood River


The City of Wood River is a supporter of Fair Housing, and supports Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 which prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental and financing of dwellings based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or familial status, and sets forth enforcement of mechanisms with HUD attorneys bringing actions before administrative law judges on behalf of victims of housing discrimination; and allows Justice Department jurisdiction to bring suit on behalf of victims in Federal district courts. The City furthermore supports the elimination of unlawful discriminatory practices within the City of Wood River.

For additional information regarding Fair Housing, please reference the links on this web page.


What is Fair Housing

Fair Housing Brochure

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Nebraska Fair Housing Act

Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission

Fair Housing Center of Nebraska-Iowa