Fair Housing

It is against local, state, and federal law to discriminate in the:
  • Sale of housing
  • Rental of housing
  • Financing of a housing Purchase
  • Financing of Repairs
  • Financing of Services
Because of:
  • Familial status
  • National origin
  • Physical or mental disability
  • Race or color
  • Receipt of public assistance
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation

Local Resources

For assistance or more information, refer to the resources listed below:
Pine Tree Legal Assistance
88 Federal Street
P.O. Box 547
Portland, ME 04112
Phone: 207-774-8211
TTY: 711

Maine Human Rights Commission
State House Station 51
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: 207-624-6290
TTY: 888-577-6690

Boston Regional Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development
Thomas P. O'Neill Office Building
10 Causeway Street
Room 321
Boston, MA 02222
Phone: 800-827-5005
TTY: 617-565-5453

Non-English Speakers

Non-English speakers can be directed to call the Refugee Resettlement Program to obtain an interpreter in their language. Call 207-871-7437.

Downloadable Resources

Fair Housing in Cumberland County Brochure (PDF)


Download and print out these large posters: