Fair Housing Non-Discrimination Policy


It is the policy of the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority IV to provide equal housing opportunities for all
qualified residents and applicants.  In the selection of families and in the provision of Mississippi Regional Housing
Authority IV (MRHA IV) programs, services or activities there shall be no discrimination against any person on the
grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, age, familial status, marital status,
partnership status, lawful occupation, lawful source of income, military status, alienage or citizenship status, or on
the grounds that a person is a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking.  This policy also prohibits

This policy is in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, the Fair Housing Act of 1968, as amended by the Fair Housing Amendments of 1988, the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.

MRHA IV will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication
for qualified residents and applicants with disabilities so they can participate equally in MRHA IV programs,
services, or activities including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, or other ways of making
information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.

MRHA IV will make reasonable modifications to its policies and programs to afford qualified residents and
applicants with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in its programs, services, or activities.

Person who require an auxiliary aid or service for effective communications, or a modification of policies or
procedures to participate in a MRHA IV program, service, or activity may contact their development management
office during regular business hours or MRHA IV’s Department of Special Programs, 2845 South Frontage Road,
P.O. Box 1051, Columbus, Mississippi 39703-1051, telephone number (662) 327-4121 extension 8031, TTY (662)
327-8114 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Any resident or applicant who wishes to report housing discrimination or retaliation MAY FILE A
DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINT by contacting the Executive Director from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday
through Friday at:
Mississippi Regional Housing Authority IV
Office of the Executive Director 
P.O. Box 1051
Columbus, Mississippi   39703-1051 
Telephone (662) 327-4121
Fax (662) 327-4344
TTY (662) 327-8114 

Any resident or applicant may also contact the following federal agency listed below to report housing
discrimination or retaliation:
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity,
Washington, D.C.  20410, 1-800-669-9777, 1-800-927-9275 (TDD) 

Copies of this policy are available in accessible format to Persons with Disabilities upon request 
Rev. 9/2015