1700 Department of Fair Employment & Housing
Mission Statement

Effective July 1, 2013, pursuant to the Governor's Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 2012, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing is moving from the State and Consumer Services Agency to this new Agency (Business, Consumer Services, and Housing).

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing is responsible for protecting the people of California from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations, and from the perpetration of acts of hate violence.

The Department's jurisdiction extends to individuals, private or public entities, housing providers, and business establishments within the State of California.