COVID-19 Update

The City of Fort Wayne Metropolitan Human Relations Commission continues to serve the public during COVID-19 crisis. To start the process of filing a complaint, please visit our office or call (260) 427-1146 and you will be connected with a Metro representative. You are also encouraged to visit the Metropolitan Human Relations Commission’s website at  to submit a general inquiry to the Commission. We appreciate your patience through this difficult time.


Legal Services

Metro has received calls regarding lock-out and utility shut-off reports from tenants seeking legal help. If you believe you have been discriminated against Metro can assist you in filing a Fair Housing complaint. If you are in need of legal services regarding tenant rights (legal representation), please use this resource list put together by our partners to better assist you. Find the list in Spanish here. Find the list in Burmese here.



Fair Housing Protections & the Covid-19 Fact Sheet

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Commission is working to better understand and address any fair housing impacts of this public health emergency. We hope the fact sheet below is helpful to renters, home owners, housing providers, social service providers, and other community organizations, as we all work to address the pandemic.

COVID-19 Fact Sheet

Vivienda Justa Y La Epidemia Mundial COVID-19

La Comisión Metropolitana de Relaciones Humanas está trabajando para comprender mejor y abordar cualquier impacto de vivienda justa de esta emergencia de salud pública en respuesta a la epidemia COVID-19. Esperamos que la siguiente hoja informativa sea útil para inquilinos, propietarios de viviendas, proveedores de viviendas, proveedores de servicios sociales y otras organizaciones comunitarias, ya que todos trabajamos para abordar la pandemia.

Hoja Informativa COVID-19


The EEOC’s updated Pandemic Preparedness document addresses FAQs on workplace pandemic planning, including COVID-19, as it relates to the ADA.The EEOC’s updated Pandemic Preparedness document addresses FAQs on workplace pandemic planning, including COVID-19, as it relates to the ADA.

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People experiencing homelessness often have a higher risk of exposure to infectious diseases. HUD guidance for homeless service providers offers information on preventing and treating these diseases and resources to access local health care centers.

Events Calendar

Fair Housing Rental Basics

In partnership with the Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana (FHCCI), Metro is hosting a Fair Housing Rental Basics Training on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the Allen County Public Library (Downtown) from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern). Topics to be addressed include: Overview of fair housing laws (rental focus), Major fair housing regulations and guidance, Advertising requirements, and Disability specific regulations.  This is a FREE event. To register, click here: Fair Housing Rental Basics Fort Wayne

Location Allen County Public Library (Downtown)

Upcoming Events

Monthly Commission Meeting
1 Jun 2020   4:30 pm -
Monthly Commission Meeting
6 Jul 2020   4:30 pm -
Monthly Commission Meeting
3 Aug 2020   4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Monthly Commission Meeting
7 Sep 2020   4:30 pm -
Monthly Commission Meeting
5 Oct 2020   4:30 pm -