The City of Tallahassee is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to prepare an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice.  The AI is a plan to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing and includes an analysis of fair housing issues in the region. 
 
The Federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability.
 
Your input is needed to identify fair housing issues in Tallahassee. Please answer a few questions about the issues and whether you may have experienced housing discrimination.
 
PRIVACY DISCLOSURE: This survey is being conducted for information purposes only. Your responses will be completely anonymous.
 
 

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* 1. Which of the following most accurately describes you:

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* 2.

NOTE: Your fair housing rights are your rights to live where you choose without facing discrimination because of your race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, familial status or marital status.

Every citizen has the right to equal access to all neighborhoods of their choice for decent and affordable housing. It is illegal to discriminate against any person:  

In the sale or rental of housing or residential lots;
In advertising the sale or rental of housing;
In the financing of housing; or
In the provision of real estate brokerage services.

Question: Do you feel you understand your Fair Housing rights?

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Since living in Tallahassee, have you experienced housing discrimination?

NOTE: The following actions would represent housing discrimination if based on your race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression:

  • Refusal to rent, sell or negotiate the rental/sale of housing;
  • Falsely denying that housing is available for inspection, sale or rental;
  • Setting different rental terms, conditions, or privileges for sale or rental of a dwelling; or
  • Providing different housing services or facilities.

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* 4. Which of the following best describes the person or organization that discriminated against you? (Check all that apply)

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* 5. On what basis do you believe you were discriminated against? (Check all that apply)

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* 6. Did you file a report of that discrimination?

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* 7. If you did not file a report, why not?

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* 8. What would you do if you were discriminated against in a housing choice?

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* 9. Do you feel your housing choices are limited to certain geographic areas or neighborhoods?

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* 10. Do you think that affordable housing options are located throughout  Tallahassee, or are they concentrated in certain areas/neighborhoods?

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* 11. What information have you seen or heard regarding fair housing programs, laws, or enforcement in the City?

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* 12. Do you think that certain geographic areas or neighborhoods in the City are undesirable places to live?

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* 13. Please list below any actions you would suggest that the City of Tallahassee take to address barriers to fair housing choice:

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* 14. What is your race/ethnicity?

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* 15. What is your gender?

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* 16. What is your age group?

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* 17. What is your marital status?

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* 18. Do you have children under the age of 18 years in your household?

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* 19. What is your annual household income?

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* 20. Is anyone in your household disabled?

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* 21. Are languages other than English spoken in your household? (please check all that apply)

THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE FAIR HOUSING SURVEY. YOUR RESPONSES WILL INFLUENCE IMPORTANT FAIR HOUSING PLANNING DECISIONS BY THE CITY OF TALLAHASSEE. 

If you have questions about the survey or fair housing, please contact: Jean Amison: (850) 891-6547 or Jean.Amison@talgov.com 

If you have completed this survey by hand and wish to MAIL the survey, please send to:

Department of Community Housing & Human Services
300 South Adams Street, B-27, Tallahassee, FL 32301

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