Fair Housing

2019 Fair Housing Awards

2020 FAIR HOUSING CONTEST

Theme: "You + Me = CommUNITY"

All students in West Allis and West Milwaukee are invited to participate in the contest.

Students may create a...

POSTER

  • Open to students in grades K - 12
  • Must contain the theme
  • Size should not exceed 11x17
  • Suggested materials include, but are not limited to: markers, colored pencils, crayons, paint, and construction paper

ESSAY

  • Open to students in grades 4 - 12
  • Must contain the theme
  • Can be in the form of story, poem, or narrative
  • Must not be more than two (2) pages
  • May be hand written or typed

VIDEO

  • Open to students in grades 6 - 12
  • Must contain the theme
  • Submissions must be at least two (2) minutes in length but not exceed five (5) minuets in length
  • Videos should be submitted on a DVD or thumb drive
  • Videos must not be made public until after the contest or it may be ineligible
  • All video submissions must be suitable and appropriate for a classroom setting, a broadcast for television, website, or other media
  • Must include a completed Video Release form

ALL ENTRIES MUST:

  1. Include the participants: first & last name, school, grade, and parents contact information (including address)
  2. Be submitted to the Housing Division by the Deadline of March 13, 2020 at 4:30PM

Winners will be notified by March 31, 2020


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.

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.

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