2024 Fair Housing Conference

This year's Fair Housing Conference will be hosted on April 16 & 17 at the Norris Conference Center. We hope you'll join us! Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome. 

About the 2024 Fair Housing Conference

The Fair Housing Conference will be hosted on April 16 - 17, 2024 at Norris Conference Center. The program will start at 8:00 a.m. with an opening and welcome followed by a pre-conference tour of Colony Park. The Colony Park Sustainable Community Bus Tour is an opportunity for conference attendees to tour the site of the future Colony Park Sustainable Community and existing adjacent neighborhoods in preparation for the construction of the upcoming community development. On April 17, 2024, there will be a full day of workshops and panels 8 – 7 p.m. The day will conclude with a Resource Hub hosted by the City of Austin Housing Department from 3 – 7 p.m. 

About the Office of Civil Rights

The City of Austin, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) enforces local fair employment and fair housing ordinances under contract with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In alignment with this commitment, the Office of Civil Rights promotes fair employment and fair housing with local outreach and events.  

About the Texas Workforce, Civil Rights Division 

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas. TWC strengthens the Texas economy by providing the workforce development component of the Governor's economic development strategy. Texas boasts an incredibly skilled workforce ready to attract enterprise to the Lone Star State. By focusing on the needs of employers, TWC gives Texas the competitive edge necessary to draw business here.

The Civil Rights Division (CRD) enforces state and federal laws. The division conducts investigations into discrimination in employment and housing across the state.