Fair Housing Investigation
Becoming a housing discrimination tester
If you are interested, contact our Director of Testing, Katina Combs at 314-534-5800 ext. 7015 or complete the Application below.
Investigation Through Testing
Housing discrimination testing is a method used to uncover discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, familial status or disability. Testing is a controlled procedure to determine differential treatment in the quality, content and quantity of information and services given to home-seekers by landlords, real estate agents, leasing agents and lenders. Testers are volunteers who may be reimbursed for expenses.
Who can be a Tester?
Testers must be 21 years or older, must be able to pass a criminal background check, must have reliable transportation, and must have excellent writing skills. Reasonable accommodations are made for testers with disabilities. Testers of all backgrounds are needed.
Persons who are working in the housing industry are not recruited as testers.