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Fair Housing Practices in Durham County

FairHousingAs part of its continuing effort to provide fair housing opportunities for its citizens, Durham County is releasing this public information notice concerning the Federal Fair Housing Law.

Under Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, in most instances, it is against the law to discriminate against a person in the buying, renting or financing of houses or apartments because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, family status or handicap.  This law entitles any person who feels he or she has been discriminated against to file a complaint. Residents inside the Durham City limits should contact Delilah Donaldson in the City’s Neighborhood Improvement Services Dept. at (919) 560-4107 x 34277 / Delilah.donaldson@durhamnc.gov

For residents outside the city limits of the City of Durham, Durham County can assist by providing educational materials and in discussing possible submittal of complaints to the North Carolina Human Relations Commission.  Interested persons should telephone or write the County Offices in care of:

Durham County
Drew Cummings, Assistant County Manager
200 East Main Street
Durham, NC  27701
Phone number: 1-919-560-0065
TDD: 1-800-735-2962

 Or call the North Carolina Human Relation Commission directly at 1-919-807-4420 or write:


North Carolina Human Relation Commission

116 W. Jones Street, Suite 2109
1318 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1318
Toll Free: 1-866-324-7474

TDD: 1-800-735-2962


This information is available in Spanish or any other language upon request.


FairHousingEsta información está disponible en español o cualquier otro idioma bajo petición. Por favor, póngase en contacto con Drew Cummings en 1-919-560-0065.