2019 National Fair Housing Alliance Trends Report

Read the full report here.

Report highlights:

  • The number of housing discrimination complaints in 2018 is up by eight percent to 31,202, the highest since NFHA began producing the annual Fair Housing Trends Report in 1995.
  • Private fair housing groups continue to process more complaints, 75 percent, than all government agencies combined.
  • Hate crime offenses increased by an alarming 14.7 percent.
  • The use of technology is on the rise, can manifest discriminatory outcomes, and has profound impacts on people‚Äôs ability to access housing, credit, and insurance.
  • Increased scrutiny of sexual harassment in housing has led to an unprecedented number of cases against housing providers who prey on vulnerable residents who cannot move to a new location because of the lack of affordable housing options.