Fair Housing - Know Your Rights

THDA follows all federal and state requirements related to fair housing and discrimination. THDA also takes steps to affirmatively further fair housing in Tennessee and to ensure that all of its programs are free of discrimination. To learn more about fair housing and anti-discrimination, please click the links below. Click here to read THDA’s non-discrimination policy.

Title VI Compliance

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits exclusion from participation in, denial of benefits of, and discrimination under federally assisted programs on grounds of race, color or national origin. The intent of the law is to ensure that all persons, regardless of race, color or national origin, are afforded the opportunity to participate in federally funded programs. More…

Fair Housing

The Fair Housing Act or Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental and financing of dwellings and in other housing-related transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status and disability. More…

Tennessee Fair Housing Survey – Respond by August 31, 2019

Whether you are a renter or homeowner, fair and affordable housing matters to everyone. THDA) and partners have released a survey for ALL Tennesseans to tell us about your housing experiences. THDA is conducting a study of fair housing in Tennessee called the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. As the name suggests, we are looking to identify barriers faced to fair and affordable housing choices and determine solutions to minimize those barriers.

All Tennesseans are encouraged to click the link below and share with friends, family, neighbors, colleagues, and clients. The survey is available in English and Spanish. Please respond by August 31, 2019.

Click here to complete the Analysis of Impediment to Fair Housing Choice Survey

2013 Tennessee Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Final Report