Northwest Fair
Housing Alliance

Community Building
35 W. Main Ste. 250
Spokane, WA 99201
Fax (866)376-6308

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The mission of the Northwest Fair Housing Alliance is to eliminate housing discrimination and to ensure equal housing opportunity for the people of Washington State through education, counseling and advocacy.


For over 20 years the Northwest Fair Housing Alliance (NWFHA) has provided fair housing training for housing providers and consumers throughout Eastern and Central Washington. NWFHA can tailor a training program to meet your needs.


NWFHA assists people who have been discriminated against in housing because of race, color, national origin, disability, familial status, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or military / veteran status with the investigation and filing of fair housing complaints with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Washington State Human Rights Commission (WSHRC). If you believe that you have experienced such discrimination, we may be able to assist you in talking with your housing provider or filing a complaint. Please contact us at 1-800-200-FAIR (3247) or 509-325-2665.

Marley J. Hochendoner: Executive Director
Shahrokh Nikfar: Assistant Director for Testing and Investigations
Christina Mitma: Fair Housing Specialist
Shannon Bedard: Fair Housing Specialist
Peggy Rolando: Finance Manager
Jessica Schultz-Leyk: Fair Lending Investigator
Steven W. Driscoll: Fair Lending Specialist
Holly Timmerman: Fair Housing Specialist, Bilingual
Alfredo LLamedo: Fair Housing Specialist, Bilingual

Ken Isserlis: Chairperson
Kathy Laise: Vice Chair
Michael Reid
Kristine Dirks
Jacquelyn High-Edward
Theresa Griffith
Raju Hegde

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E. WA Fair Lending Awareness Project
What is Fair Lending? The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination based on the protected classes of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability in lending, purchasing, selling, brokering, or appraising residential real property.Fair Lending guarantees the same home buying and lending opportunities to everyone.
National Home Owners Hotline
FREE Foreclosure Counseling & Referal service, provided by the Homeownership Preservation Foundation,a nonprofit counseling resource.
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