Fair Housing

Fair Housing training and education is essential to Pathways to Success as we believe knowledge is the first step to empowerment and positive change. It is our mission to work with communities in Sussex County, Delaware. We inform, educate, and empower individuals and community leaders about their rights as it relates to Fair Housing Laws.

Learn all about Fair Housing laws

Explore the history of Fair Housing and the current laws of today. We discuss all the ins and outs and how they pertain to you. Learn about the 7 federally protected classes (race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability) and their definitions. Also, discover the difference between what is considered Fair Housing discrimination and what is not. Visit our What Is Fair Housing page for more information.

Learn how to prevent housing discrimination

Federal Fair Housing Laws prohibit discrimination in housing and housing-related transactions such as appraisals, insurance, and financing. Fair Housing Training can help you know and understand your rights as a citizen and your responsibilities as a housing provider. Pathways to Success provides community training to homebuyers, renters, housing providers, and non-profit community groups. Schedule Fair Housing training with Pathways to Success to:

  • Learn more about Fair Housing Laws
  • Gain knowledge about your rights and duties under the law
  • Learn what happens when a discrimination complaint is filed
  • Learn how to recognize discriminatory practices and how to prevent discrimination in housing

Visit our Fair Housing Training page for more information.

Learn what you can do if you have been discriminated against

If you feel you’ve been discriminated against, we are here to help. Pathways to Success is an FHIP organization that is dedicated to helping residents of Sussex County Delaware find the housing they deserve without the fear of discrimination. Your housing discrimination complaint will be reviewed by a Fair Housing Specialist and a Delaware Human Relations Fair Housing Investigator to determine if it alleges acts that might violate the Fair Housing Act. The specialist will contact you for any additional information needed to complete this review. If your complaint involves a possible violation of the Fair Housing Act, the specialist will assist you in filing an official housing discrimination complaint. Visit our Help Filing A Complaint page for more information.

Discover a wealth of community programs and resources

If you are unsure whether your issue is related to Fair Housing or not, don’t hesitate to ask because we still may be able to help. Besides Fair Housing training and assisting with filing fair housing complaints, Pathways to Success connects you with other resources in your local community. No matter the problem, we believe in educating and improving the communities of Sussex County Delaware. Visit our External Resources page for more information.