Fair Housing


The Housing Divisions assist residents of the City of Port Arthur who believe that they have experienced discrimination in the rental of an apartment or the purchase of a home based on:


  • Disability
  • Family status
  • National origin
  • Race or color
  • Religion
  • Sex

Housing complaints must be filed within 180 days of the alleged discriminatory act. For more information, contact the Housing Division at 409-983-8259 or the national hotline at 1-800-669-9777. 

All complaints are forwarded for review and disposition to the Houston office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).