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Fair Housing and Equity

Fair Housing and Equity

We work to eliminate discrimination and ensure fair and equal access to housing, public services, accommodations, and participation in activities for all people of Boston.

Our mission is to ensure fair and equitable access to housing opportunities. We strive to increase equity and reduce barriers to opportunity for persons living and working in the City of Boston through education, collaboration, and enforcement.

Learn more about our work at Fair Housing and Equity. We also have information about the Boston Fair Housing Ordinance.

Fair Housing
Contact
1 City Hall Square
Room 966
Boston, MA 02201-2041
United States
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Lead paint discrimination
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It is illegal for housing providers to discriminate against families with children under six even if the unit is known to have lead paint. The Massachusetts lead law requires that any place built prior to 1978 where a child under six years old lives must be made lead safe.

Residents with a criminal past
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External provider notifications
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