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.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, LaFHAC offers free legal representation to people facing eviction in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes. Anyone in those parishes in need of an attorney can call LaFHAC at (504) 596-2100, or (877) 445-2100.
Please note: as of August 1st, 2022, LaFHAC will no longer be offering eviction defense services in Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, St. Landry, St. Martin, or Vermillion Parishes. If you are facing eviction in those parishes, or anywhere in Southwest, Central or Northern Louisiana, please call Acadiana Legal Services at (800) 256-1175. If you are facing eviction in Southeast Louisiana outside of Orleans or Jefferson parishes, please call Southeast Louisiana Legal Services at (504) 529-1000.
Are you a homeowner facing foreclosure or behind on your mortgage? Make an appointment to see a certified Housing Counselor for free assistance. LaFHAC’s certified Housing Counselor offers free counseling to homeowners in the New Orleans area around a variety of post-purchase issues.
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
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.