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The City of Edgar is a supporter of Fair Housing and supports the Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 which prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or familial status. Title VII also sets forth the enforcement mechanisms enabling U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development attorneys to bring action before administrative law judges on behalf of victims of housing discrimination; and allowing the Department of Justices to bring suit on behalf of victims in Federal district courts. Furthermore, the City supports the elimination of unlawful discriminatory practices within its jurisdictional boundaries.

For further information regarding your rights to fair housing, please visit the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) website: https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/FHLaws/yourrights

For further information on Nebraska’s fair housing laws, please visit this link to the Nebraska Fair Housing Act: http://www.neoc.ne.gov/laws/pdf/NebraskaFairHousingAct.pdf

If you feel you have been discriminated against in regards to fair housing, you may lodge a complaint with the following organizations:
-          Housing and Urban Development at https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/complaint-process
-          Fair Housing Center of Nebraska & Iowa at (402) 934-6675  or toll-free (800) 639-5853 (800-NOW-FAIR)
-          FHCNIC Nebraska Relay line at (800) 833-0920 (voice) or (800) 833-7352 (TTY)

For any questions, please email cityofedgar@yahoo.com or call Chris S., City of Edgar Fair Housing Representative, at (402) 224-5145.

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