Fair Housing

Federal Equal Opportunity Housing Laws


The City of Sterling Heights does business in accordance with Federal and State Fair Housing laws. The Federal Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination on the basis of national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability.

State Equal Opportunity Housing Laws


The State of Michigan provides additional protection against housing discrimination based on chronological age and marital status in the State of Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act. The State of Michigan Persons With Disabilities Civil Rights Act also expands protection against housing discrimination for persons with disabilities.
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Fair Housing Resources


Please review the following resources for more information on fair housing and what to do if you believe your fair housing rights have been violated: