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Fair Housing Month Proclamation

On this the 9th day of April 2018, the Commissioners Court of Galveston County, Texas,   convened in a regularly scheduled meeting with the following members thereof present:  

MARK HENRY, County Judge;
DARRELL APFFEL, Commissioner, Precinct No.1
JOE GIUSTI, Commissioner, Precinct No. 2;
STEPHEN D. HOLMES, Commissioner, Precinct No.3;  
KENNETH D. CLARK, Commissioner, Precinct No.4; and
When the following proceedings, among others, were had, to-wit:
Proclamation of April as Fair Housing Month
To promote fair housing practices, the County of Galveston encourages potential homeowners and renters to be aware of their rights under the National Fair Housing Law.
Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, prohibits discrimination against any
person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin in the sale or rental of units in the housing market
IN WITNESS WHEREOF we have affixed our signatures and seal on this the 9th day of April 2018
SIGNED AND ATTESTED to on this the 9th day of April 2018.
MARK HENRY, County Judge 

U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development






We Do Business in Accordance With the Federal Fair

Housing Law

(The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988)



It is illegal to Discriminate Against Any PersonBecause of Race, Color, Religion, Sex,Handicap, Familial Status, or National Origin 
  • In the sale or rental of housing or
  • residential lotsesidential lots
  • In advertising the sale or rental of housing
  • In the financing of housing
  • In the provision of real estate brokerage services
  • In the appraisal of housing
  • Blockbusting is also illegal
Anyone who feels he or she has been discriminated against may file a complaint of housing discrimination:
1-800-669-9777 (Toll Free)
1-800-927-9275 (TTY)
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Washington, D.C. 20410