Fair Housing

Housing Discrimination

In housing related transactions (whether for sales or rental), it is against federal and/or state law for real estate agents, landlords, property managers, lenders, homeowners’ associations, etc. to discriminate against persons because of:

  • Familial status (families with children under 18 and pregnant women)
  • Handicap or disability (including reasonable accommodations / modifications to property)
  • National origin, ethnicity or ancestry
  • Race or color
  • Religion
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation, gender identity or expression


This information is referenced from the Fair Housing Act and the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988, and Nevada Fair Housing Law.

File a Complaint

If you believe you have been discriminated against for any of these reasons, please email the City Planner or call 702-293-9282. Please provide the following information:

  • The nature of the discriminatory act (what the person said or did)
  • The basis of discrimination (race, national origin, etc.)
  • Who your complaint is about (name, company, address)
  • Address or name of the property in question
  • Your contact information

The city is required to keep a record of any discrimination complaints which are made about persons / companies relative to properties in Boulder City. However, assistance regarding these types of complaints can be provided by the following agency:

Silver State Fair Housing Council
Southern Nevada
2820 South Jones Boulevard, Unit 4
Las Vegas, NV 89146
P.O. Box 30936, Las Vegas, NV 89173
702-749-3288 phone 702-749-3299 fax

1-888-585-8634 toll free ● Relay Nevada 711
Email Fair HousingSilver State Fair Housing Council Website

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing

AI Report 2020