Resources & Referrals

EHOC focuses its investigatory and enforcement work in the Greater St. Louis area. However, if you are outside of the St. Louis area, but are in Missouri or southern Illinois, EHOC may still be able to assist you.

To learn more about reporting discrimination to EHOC, click the inquiry button below.  If you are outside of EHOC ’s service area, visit the website of the National Fair Housing Alliance to find local fair housing assistance.

Call us at 1-800-965-EHOC(3462) or 314-534-5800 

Fair Housing Enforcement Resources

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The US Department of Housing & Urban Development Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity enforces the federal Fair Housing Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and other fair housing laws.

U.S. Department of Justice – Civil Rights Division

The US Department of Justice – Civil Rights Division accepts pattern and practice complaints regarding fair housing violations.

Missouri Commission on Human Rights

The Missouri Commission on Human Rights accepts fair housing complaints based on federally protected classes and based on ancestry within Missouri.

Illinois Department on Human Rights

The Illinois Department on Human Rights accepts complaints of discrimination based on ancestry, age (40+), military status / unfavorable discharge from the military, sexual orientation, and Order of Protections status, in addition to the federally protected classes.

Civil Rights Enforcement Agency

The Civil Rights Enforcement Agency of the City of St. Louis accepts complaints of source of income and sexual orientation discrimination in the City of St. Louis.

Fair Housing Fact Sheets

Tenant Rights Packet

Disability Rights

Sexual Harassment

Homebuyers FAQ

Evictions

COVID-19 FAQ

Domestic Violence

Assistance Animals

Criminal Record FAQ

Fair Housing Rights

Familial Status

National Origin

Additional Resources

Social Serve lists affordable rentals in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County. This up-to-date database is searchable by zip code, rent range, size, and type of building. The database contains a registry of:

  • lead-safe housing
  • accessible housing for persons with disabilities and
  • landlords who accept Section 8 vouchers

Missouri Home Programs: Search for downpayment, closing cost and education assistance for First-Time Home Buyers in Missouri

Here are places that you can file complaints of fraud, illegal or unethical business practices and fair housing to a licensing or professional agency.

  • National Fair Housing Alliance(NFHA) is the voice of the fair housing movement at the national level.  NFHA works to eliminate housing discrimination and ensure equal opportunity for all people through leadership, education, outreach, membership services, public policy initiatives, community development, advocacy, and enforcement. A great resource for national-level research on housing discrimination.