Office of Human Rights and Equity Programs - Human Rights Division
"...to institute an affirmative human rights program of positive efforts to eliminate discrimination and provide citizen recourse for discriminatory acts."
The Human Rights Division (HRD) receives and investigates complaints filed by any person who believes they have been discriminated against in Fairfax County on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, age, familial status, or disability in the areas of:
Learn how Retaliation is related to the areas of discrimination listed above.
The HRD also provides educational services regarding
compliance with the Ordinance to residents, employers, employment
agencies and labor organizations
operating in Fairfax County (What an Employer Should Know).
***** Public Comment Period on Fairfax County, Virginia Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (2016 - 2020)
Fairfax County has made an Analysis of Impediments (AI) to Fair Housing Choice available for public comment. The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to take action regarding receipt of the AI at its meeting on Tuesday, October 24.
The document provides an overview of the fair housing situation in
Fairfax County, with finding and recommendations to overcome the
effects of identified impediments. The Fairfax County Analysis
of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
(2016-2020) is available for review online at: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ohrep/hrd/publications/ai-2016-2020.pdf. Click here for more information or here en Español.
Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services, and activities and will provide reasonable accommodations/ alternative information formats upon request.