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Fair Housing

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 fa more...

Farmworker News

Summer 2013 edition Welcome En Espanol This information was produced by the legal services programs in New England and New York. We are lawyers and paralegals who help farm workers with legal problems. We offer legal advice and representation at no cost to eligible workers. more...

How to File a Charge under the Maine Human Rights Act

Have you been discriminated against because of  your ancestory, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age (employment), whistleblower or worker's comp retalitation (employment), receipt of public assistance (housing), having children or being unmarried (housing)?  You can file a complaint with the Maine Human Rights Commission. They will investigate your claim and try to help you resolve the issue if a legal violation is found. more...

"الإسكان العادل في "مين (Fair Housing flier)

"الإسكان العادل في "مين" Fair Housing flier - Arabic Please download, print and distribute our "Fair Housing" fliers to help inform Maine people about their rights under the fair housing laws. Fliers available in 7 languages here. PTLA #664AR more...

Become a Fair Housing Tester

Paid Fair Housing Testers help make sure that people are not denied housing because of their race, color, national origin or ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, family status (living with minor children), or because they are getting public assistance. Believe it or not, because of unlawful discrimination, unsuspecting people are turned away from housing that they are qualified to rent or buy, every day in Maine. But, how do we know if an owner is more...

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