The Salina Human Relations Commission is a civil rights enforcement agency. It investigates complaints from persons alleging they have been discriminated against in housing because of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, and familial status in housing.
Chapter 13, Article V of the Code of the City of Salina, Kansas as amended, authorizes the agency to receive, investigate, decide, and attempt to conciliate a complaint or complaints alleging discrimination, segregation, or separation in housing inside the city limits and to hold public hearings.
Filing a Housing Complaint
Any person who wishes to file a housing discrimination complaint must come in person to the Human Relations Department located in the City-County Building, 300 West Ash, Room 101, in Salina, Kansas 67401, or call (785) 309-5745.
When to File
There is a one-year filing period for housing discrimination complaints. Persons are advised to file immediately when an incident occurs. All parties can be more clearly represented with information that is recent and current.
Investigation –Impartial and Confidential
The role of the investigator is to gather all the facts in an objective, impartial, and confidential manner. Our fairness can assure all parties of reasonable and equal treatment during the handling of housing discrimination complaints. The City of Salina Human Relations Department has been deemed substantially equivalent by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
To learn more about Fair Housing rights, click here to see our Landlord/Tenant Handbook.