Equal Housing Lender

Under the Federal Fair Housing Act, it is illegal, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, handicap, or familial status (having children under the age of 18), to:

  • Deny a loan for the purpose of purchasing, constructing, improving, repairing or maintaining a dwelling, or deny any loan secured by a dwelling; or
  • Discriminate in fixing the amount, interest rate, duration, application procedures, or other terms or conditions of such a loan, or in appraising property.

If you believe you have been discriminated against, you should send a complaint to the following addresses:

 

For processing under the Federal Fair Housing Act, send to:

Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Department of Housing & Urban Development
Washington, DC 20410

 

For processing under FDIC regulations, send to:

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Consumer Response Center
1100 Walnut St., Box 11
Kansas City, MO 64106

 

Under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, it is illegal to discriminate in any credit transaction:

  • On the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, or age; or
  • Because income is from public assistance; or
  • Because a right was exercised under the Consumer Credit Protection Act.

If you believe you have been discriminated against, you should send a complaint to:

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Consumer Response Center
1100 Walnut St., Box 11
Kansas City, MO 64106

You can also file a complaint electronically.