Civil Rights & Reasonable Accommodation

Civil Rights & Reasonable Accommodation

        

THA is committed to the civil rights of its staff and customers. It strives to do its part.

Non-Discrimination

THA seeks to be a work place and to provide its housing and services free of unlawful discrimination. THA will not unlawfully discriminate because of:

Race Color National Origin Sexual Orientation
Religion Gender Disability Gender Identity
Age (over 40) Marital Status Familial Status Veteran or Military Status
Ancestry      

Click HERE to download THA's Civil Rights Policy.

Reasonable Accommodation

THA will reasonably accommodate the needs of disabled persons. Please ask for help if you are disabled and for that reason need help doing a THA job, complying with your THA lease, or using our services. Perhaps you need us to modify a rule, alter your job duties, change your THA apartment, or change how we communicate with you. If so THA will try to accommodate you. To do that, we must determine (i) that you are disabled, (ii) that you need the accommodation because of your disability, (iii) that it would not cause THA an undue burden or cost, and (iv) that it will not fundamentally alter your essential job functions or THA's programs.

Click HERE to download THA's Reasonable Accommodation Policy.

Click HERE to download the form to use when requesting a reasonable accommodation or modification.

No Retaliation

THA will not unlawfully retaliate against anyone because they in good faith exercised their civil rights.

If You Need Help

If you think THA has broken these civil rights laws or has not done as well as you expect, we would like to hear about it. We may also be helpful if a landlord participating in our rental assistance programs or our contractors or service providers need help understanding or complying with these laws. If you have concerns or questions or need help please contact us:

THA Civil Rights Compliance Auditor
902 South L Street, Tacoma, WA 98405

253-682-6212 x Fax: 253-627-2606
TDD/TTY: 1-800-545-1833 EXT. 249
civilrights@tacomahousing.org

 The following local agencies may also help you. Their services are free.

TACOMA AREA COALITION OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES (TACID)
6315 South 19th Street
Tacoma, WA 98466-6217
(253) 565-9000 PHONE
CLEAR
(Coordinated Legal Education, Advice & Referral)
1-888-201-1014 (toll free)
1-800-833-6384 TTY
1-888-387-7111 (People age 60 and over)(toll free)
FAIR HOUSING CENTER OF WASHINGTON
Suite 250, 1517 South Fawcett
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 274-9523 PHONE
(253) 274-8220FAX

CITY OF TACOMA OFFICE OF EQUITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
Room 836, 747 Market Street
Tacoma, WA 98402-3779
(253) 591-5151 PHONE
(253) 591-5050 FAX

equity@cityoftacoma.org

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Seattle Regional Office of FHEO
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Seattle Federal Office Building
909 First Avenue, Room 205
Seattle, Washington 98104-1000
(206) 220-5170
1-800-877-0246
TTY (206) 220-5254
http://www.hud.gov/complaints/housediscrim.cfm