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Fair Housing

Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing

Request for Proposals (RFP)


To Provide Community Engagement, Data Synthesis and Writing Services

RFP Due:  June 30, 2014


Ramsey County is the fiscal agent for the FHIC. Members of the FHIC include Anoka County, Dakota County, Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Washington County, the City of Coon Rapids, the City of Minneapolis, the City of St. Paul, and the City of Woodbury (referred to as the Jurisdictions) and the Metropolitan Council.  RFP and submission requirements.



The Fair Housing Implementation Council was established in July, 2002 to initiate activities in the metropolitan area that are designed to stop discrimination and promote integration. Activities are a response to the 2001 Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing, an educational tool for housing planners, policy makers and industry professionals. Based on Action Plan Recommendations, the Fair Housing Implementation Council has worked on issues including:

  • Tenant Screening Best Practices
  • Supply and Demand for Accessible Housing
  • Limited English Proficiency
  • Fair Housing Testing
  • Information and Outreach

The Fair Housing Implementation Council believes it is important for everyone to understand how they are protected from housing discrimination. Take a look at these entertaining videos to learn about your Fair Housing rights!


English Videos

Spanish Videos

Somali Videos

Hmong Videos


If you suspect you have been subject to unfair housing practices, contact

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Fair Housing Hotline
TDD  1-800-927-9275

Minnesota Department of Human Rights

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services provides free legal representation and advice to low-income people in St. Paul and 33 counties in southern Minnesota. Its Housing Equity Law Project provides fair housing enforcement services, including negotiating settlements and representing people in court and administrative proceedings.

Fair Housing Implementation Council Information (pdf)

Fair Housing MN Resource Guide