Fair Housing

Purpose

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

Complaints
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).