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Fair Housing

We conduct business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law

It is illegal to discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin:

  • In the sale or rental of housing or residential lots
  • In advertising the sale or rental of housing
  • In the finance of housing
  • In the provision of real estate brokerage services
  • In the appraisal of housing
  • Blockbusting is also illegal

For more information visit the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.

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Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

In December 2020, the City of Lakeland updated its Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI).  View the Report.


Fair Housing Project Contacts

Annie Gibson
Housing Programs Supervisor
City of Lakeland

Tamara West
Housing & Neighborhood Development Manager
Health & Human Services Division
Polk County

Jennifer Codo Salisbury
Deputy Director
Central Florida Regional Planning Countcil 

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Click above to view the Lakeland Fair Housing Presentation from the 11.17.2020 Fair Housing Virtual Community Workshop.

Next Steps

Week of November 23, 2020: Draft Document for Review Online

December 21, 2020: Lakeland City Commission Meeting

2021: Five-Year Consolidated Plan

Questions and/or concerns can be emailed to housing@lakelandgov..net