Fair Housing

The Fair Housing Board works to ensure equal housing opportunities for all City of West Allis residents. The Board also promotes Fair Housing throughout the community to businesses, housing providers and real estate professionals, with awareness programs like the Fair Housing Poster Contest and proactive educational materials. The Board processes all claims of discrimination in housing and is responsible for receiving, investigating and eliminating or remedying discrimination by means of conciliation, persuasion, education or litigation.

FH Act 50 Years flyer

For more information or to file a complaint form, contact the Community Development Housing Division, West Allis City Hall, 7525 W Greenfield Avenue, West Allis, WI 53214.

2019 Fair Housing Contest

The month of April is designated as Fair Housing Month, to commemorate Congress passing the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which includes the Fair Housing Act. To celebrate this significant movement in our history, the Community Development Authority of the City of West Allis is sponsoring a Fair Housing Poster, Essay, and Video Contest. The purpose of the contest is to demonstrate non-discriminatory housing for all people regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, disability, or family status. 

The theme for the 2019 contest is: 

"The Houses and People on my Street"

Please use the links provided for detailed contest information.

Essay Contest
Poster Contest
Video Contest

Contest submission deadline is March 15, 2019

Non-Discrimination Statement

Equal Housing OpportunityThe City of West Allis does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, family status, lawful source of income, age, ancestry or any other legally protected status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its services, programs or activities.

Americans with Disabilities Act Notice: Upon reasonable notice the City will furnish appropriate auxiliary aids and services when necessary to afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in and to enjoy the benefits of a service, program or activity provided by the City.

 Limited English Proficiency (LEP): It is the policy of the City of West Allis to provide language access services to populations of persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) who are eligible to be served or likely to be directly affected by our programs. Such services will be focused on providing meaningful access to our programs, services and/or benefits.