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Fair Housing

Choosing where you live is a right.

Here are some excellent resources if you have questions or concerns about Fair Housing, housing discrimination, access to housing, or landlord/tenant rights.

MA Fair Housing Center

HUD Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

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Have you found Closed Doors When Looking for Housing? English & Spanish

Fair Housing Domestic Violence Victims

Fair Housing Sexual Orientation

Fair Housing HIV-AIDS

Vivienda justa para individuos con VIH/SIDA

Fair Housing Physical Disabilities

Vivienda justa para individuos con discapacidades fisicas

Fair Housing Mental Disabilities

Fair Housing Mental Disabilities Espanol

Fair Housing Families with Children

Discriminacion contra familias con ninos

Fair Housing for Individuals Receiving Public or Housing Assistance

Fair Housing Public or Housing Assistance Espanol 

The Fair Housing Commission works to eliminate discrimination and increase access to housing through investigation and enforcement, affirmative marketing, and inter-agency coordination.

Fair Housing and Equity Assessment

Fair Housing Commission

Mr.. Aaron Vega, Director, Planning and Economic Development

Mr. Matthew Mainville, Director, Holyoke Housing Authority

Ms. Nilka Ortiz, Executive Assistant to the Mayor

Mr. Gregory Virgilio, Virgilio Property Management

TBD, City Councilor

Ms. Alicia Zoeller, Administrator, Office for Community Development

Mr. Richard Romboletti, Community Member

Ms. Betsy Misch, Community Member

Holyoke Mayor’s Statement re. Receivership After Meeting with Education Commissioner

Posted on March 26, 2024

From Mayor Joshua A. Garcia regarding a recent meeting with Acting Education Commissioner to discuss School Receivership: I’m very pleased and encouraged to report that Holyoke is now on a path designed to lead us out of receivership and back to local control. We received this assurance Monday evening in a meeting with the state’s...

Road Closure Information for Parade Weekend 2024

Posted on March 11, 2024

With the annual Holyoke St. Patrick's Day Road Race and Parade taking place this weekend, certain roads will be closed along race and parade routes. Drivers traveling around Holyoke should take note of the following information:   Saturday, March 16th Road Race Downtown will be closed at the following locations 7am High Street from Lyman...
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