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…

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) in conjunction with the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) and Tennessee Department of Health (DOH), is conducting a fair housing study. Known as the “Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice,” the study is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The goal of the research is to identify whether barriers and adverse policies exist in a variety of housing arenas such as rentals and sales, lending, or insurance.

2013 Tennessee Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Final Report