Missouri’s Fair Housing Act

The act provides that no person can legally, for the above reasons:

  • Refuse to sell or rent
  • Discriminate in the terms of sale or rental
  • Discriminate in advertising
  • Represent falsely that a house/unit is not available
  • Practice blockbusting
  • Discriminate in financing

Missouri Commission on Human Rights

Discrimination in housing because of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability or familial status is prohibited by law in Missouri. For more detailed information visit the MCHR website.

Relay Missouri: 7-1-1

Complaint Answering Machine Hotline:
(877) 781-4236

Note: Most complaints must be filed within 180 days of alleged discrimination.

“The function of the Commission shall be to encourage fair treatment for and to foster mutual understanding and respect among, and to discourage discrimination against, any racial, ethnic, religious or other group protected by this chapter, members of these groups or persons with disabilities.”

Section 213.020.2 RSMO posting required by 8 CSR 60-3.010.

Contact info

  • 3315 W. Truman Blvd.
Ste. 212
    Jefferson City, MO  65102-1129
    Ph: (573) 751-3325
TDD: (573) 526-5091
  • St. Louis Office: Ph: (314) 340-7590
    TDD: (314) 340-7803
  • Springfield Office: Ph: (417) 895-5620
  • Kansas City: Ph: (816) 889-3584
    TDD: (816) 889-3581
  • Sikeston Office: Ph: (573) 472-5320
    TDD: (573) 472-5223