It is illegal for a Maine landlord to refuse to rent to you because of your color, race, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, having children, or getting public aid. Contact us if you have questions or think you have suffered illegal housing discrimination.
Here is a list of self-help information about fair housing - in several languages.
You can help fight housing discrimination in Maine by becoming a Fair Housing Tester.
Fair Housing for People with Disabilities (April 2009)
Frequently asked questions about fair housing, who is covered, and the basic rules.
Fair Housing: Your Right to Rent or Own a Home ( ASL video, text and audio; October 2010)
El derecho a la vivienda: el alquiler o la posesión de una casa (text and audio; octubre 2010)
Cadaaladda Guryaha: Xaqa Aad u Leedahay Guri Kireysasho ama Guri Iibsasho (text and audio; 2010)
( حقوق الإسكان: حقّك لاستئجار أو لامتلاك بيتك (يناير 2010
Logement Equitable: Votre Droit à la Location ou à l'Achat d'une Maison (text and audio; octobre 2010)
公平住屋法: 法律保障您購買或承租住屋的權利 (2010)
Закон о справедливом жилищном праве: Ваши права при съёме или покупке жилья (October 2010)
Toùm löôïc veà Bình ñaúng Gia cö (10/2010)
Ute Moyweyo Eyo Machiek (10/2010)
HUD Fair Housing Multi-language Publications
Find more general information about fair housing in many lanugages.
Sexual Harassment: Your Fair Housing Rights (April 2010)
You should not have to subject yourself to sexual harassment in order to get housing, keep housing, or live in housing safely. Find out more...
Fair Lending (March 2009)
This explains common problems of discrimination in mortgage lending, how to file a complaint if you are being discriminated against, and general information about predatory and subprime lending.
Abused Women: Your Fair Housing Rights (March 2005)
Sometimes women who have been abused have trouble getting and keeping housing. Sellers and landlords must be fair to you.
Los derechos de las mujeres maltratadas a la vivienda razonable (marzo 2005)
Questions about Fair Housing in Maine? Ask Pine Tree Legal Speakers Bureau (May 2011) We will speak to your group about how fair housing laws work in Maine.
One page fliers (.pdf files)
Fair Housing in Maine (9/09)
Vivienda Justa en Maine (09/09)
Logement Equitable dans le Maine (09/09)
الإسكان العادل في "مين"9/09
Bɛ̈ï kε Maine cïnic tiεεl (02/06)
سكونت منصفانه (Fair Housing) در مين 02/06
Updated November 2012