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Discrimination Complaints

LaFHAC conducts investigations into fair housing violations. When necessary, LaFHAC attorneys help their clients through the process of filing a complaint with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or filing a lawsuit in state or federal court. Help is free and confidential.

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Close up of Credit History form
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Eviction Defense Project

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, LaFHAC offers free legal representation to people facing eviction.  In New Orleans, the eviction defense project serves Orleans and Jefferson Parishes.  In the Lafayette area, the project serves people in Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, St. Landry, St. Martin, and Vermillion Parishes.  Anyone in need of an attorney can call LaFHAC at (504) 596-2100, or (877) 445-2100. 

Homeownership Counseling

Are you a homeowner facing foreclosure or behind on your mortgage?  Make an appointment to see a certified housing counselor for free assistance.

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Policy Advocacy

LaFHAC works at the local, state, and federal level to advance the availability of housing for all people, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, familial or marital status, or sexual orientation.


Read our latest news releases to stay updated on LaFHAC’s legal and policy advocacy, investigations and events

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Disabled person at home

Fair Housing Education

Schedule a fair housing training for your company, non-profit organization, neighborhood organization or classroom.  Learn about upcoming educational events and how to get involved.