Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations

Our community is a rich, diverse mix of people from different places, with various backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Community Relations celebrates individuals and groups who have made a lasting impact in our community by their dedication to fairness, equality and dignity for everyone.

​April is Fair Housing Month


This year marks the 49th Anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act, which prohibits housing discrimination and draws attention both to the challenges that remain in housing and the progressive achievements to ensure Americans enjoy equal access to housing options. To learn more about Fair Housing and our 2017 Fair Housing Conference click here.


"Affordable housing brings stability, econmic diversity and improves the physical quality of the neighborhood" - John Woods

"Fair Housing is not an option - It is the Law" - Carl Harris



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A Street of Many Cultures: Benefits of a Diverse Neighborhood

Tuesday April 25, 2017 at Goodwill Opporunity Campus

Workshop Topics:
The Refugee Community and Their Housing Challenges: Presented by Bol Maywal, Refugee Housing Manger - Charlotte Catholic Diocese
Fair Housing and Disability Rights: Presented by Yasmin Farahi, Fair Housing Attorney - Disability Rights North Carolina
Understanding the LGBTQ Communities Housing Barriers and Fair Housing Concerns: Presented by Shakira Clarke, Director of Youth Services-Time Out Youth Charlotte

To register click here

*Registration is required*


​It is a volation of the Federal Fair Housing Act, the Charlotte Fair Housing Ordinance (Chapter 12, Article V of the Code of the City of Charlotte), or the Mecklenburg County Fair Housing Ordinance to deny you housing rights for any of the following protected classes: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or familial status (being pregnant or having children under 18 years old). To submit an allegation click here

​The courtroom isn't always the best place to solve a problem. Mediation can be a quicker and more thorough way to reach a resolution without the expense and formality of the courtroom. To submit an referral click here

​Recognizes officers and work teams from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department who have made outstanding contributions to the improvement of police-community relations in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. Citizens from neighborhoods, schools, places of worship, businesses and civic institutions nominate officers, and CRC members review the nominations. To submit an nomiation click here

The appeal process for citizens who has filed a complaintant on dispositions imposed by the Chief of Police or his designee relating to allegations of misconduct against a sworn police officer. To submit an appeal click here

Alleged violations of the following rules: use of force, unbecoming conduct, arrest, search and seizure, and arbitrary profiling. To report an misconduct click here

Offers opportunities for tenants and landlords to eliminate communication barriers and work together to solve problems involving damaged property, security deposits, living conditions, financial assistance for repairs or miscellaneous conflicts stemming from the landlord-tenant relationship. To submit an request click here

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