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Fair Housing

It is illegal for a Maine landlord to refuse to rent to you because of your color, race, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, having children, or getting public aid. Contact us if you have questions or think you have suffered illegal housing discrimination.   Here is a list of self-help information about fair housing - in several languages.   Watch and listen to our more...

Fair Housing: Your Right To Rent or Own a Home

What does "Fair Housing" mean? In Maine we have both state and federal “fair housing” laws. They say that a landlord cannot refuse to rent to you, and a seller cannot treat you differently, because of your: -race -color -national origin or ancestry (where you or your family came from)... more...

Farmworker News

Summer 2016 edition Welcome En Español This information was produced by the legal services programs in New England and New York. We are lawyers and paralegals who help farm workers with legal problems. We offer legal advice and representation at no cost to eligible workers. more...

How to File a Charge under the Maine Human Rights Act

Have you been discriminated against because of  your ancestory, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age (employment), whistleblower or worker's comp retalitation (employment), receipt of public assistance (housing), having children or being unmarried (housing)?  You can file a complaint with the Maine Human Rights Commission. They will investigate your claim and try to help you resolve the issue if a legal violation is found. more...

"الإسكان العادل في "مين (Fair Housing flier)

"الإسكان العادل في "مين" Fair Housing flier - Arabic Please download, print and distribute our "Fair Housing" fliers to help inform Maine people about their rights under the fair housing laws. Fliers available in 7 languages here. PTLA #664AR more...

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