PghCHR in the News



April 21, 2021   Understanding Housing During COVID-19: Landlords and Housing Providers (video)

April 20, 2021   City Council Fair Housing Proclamation 2021

April 14, 2021   Understanding Fair Housing During COVID-19: Tenant's Rights (video)

April 7, 2021   Understanding Fair Housing During COVID-19: Tips for Service Providers (video)

June 5, 2020 Gender Awareness in Pittsburgh Webinar (video)

April 28, 2020   Housing Discrimination Press Conference (video)

February 26, 2019 Pregnancy Fairness Legislation Press Conference (video)

Have you seen our annual reports?

2022 Annual Report     *     2021 Annual Report     *     2020 Annual Report     *     2019 Annual Report     *     2018 Annual Report     *     2017 Annual Report     *     2016 Annual Report

Did you know the Commission has fair housing public service announcements (PSAs)?

Race Discrimination in Housing PSA  (video)

Disability Discrimination in Housing PSA  (video)

Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Housing PSA (video)

Media Coverage

June 17, 2022 Pittsburgh's first Black and Trans executive director hopes to bridge gap with LGBTQIA+ community

March 18, 2021 WQED Youth Creative Arts Contest

June 17, 2020   Pittsburgh LGBT workplace protections exceeded federal standards for years

June 15, 2020  ‘Historic Decision’: Supreme Court Ruling That Protects LGBTQ Workers From Job Discrimination Will Impact Many Employees And Employers In Pennsylvania

June 12, 2020   George Floyd protests prompt calls for countywide civil rights commissions in Pennsylvania (video)

May 30, 2020   Mass ejection? Impending evictions in Allegheny County drive a scramble for changes and dollars

May 12, 2020  City Council unanimously passes housing protections for immigration status, language

April 20, 2020   Coronavirus will change Pittsburgh, but how?

January 16, 2020   Mapping a Path to More Equitable Housing (interactive map)

November 13, 2019   Experts’ tips for tenants: Read your lease, know your rights

October 2019   KD/PG Sunday Edition: The State of LGBTQ Rights in America Part One & Part Two (videos)

October 14, 2019   Coalition to U.N.: Human rights in Pittsburgh are lagging for people of color, people with low incomes

July 10, 2019   Gender identity and expression added to Pittsburgh’s non-discrimination protections

December 11, 2018  Gender Equity Commission Head: Hate Will Flourish Until We Shine A Light On It

April 8, 2018  Fair Housing is 50, but has its promise been realized?

Winter 2017  Whistleblower: A true story of racial justice in Pittsburgh

September 15, 2017  Concrete contractor denied service on basis of race, Pittsburgh commission finds

July 1, 2017  City hosts a hearing on Religious and Ethnic Intimidation

June 30, 2017 Citizens sound off on discrimination concerns in Pittsburgh

June 23, 2017  Pittsburgh Commission On Human Relations Gives A Voice To The Voiceless

Public Hearings 

Religious and Ethnic Intimidation:

Travel Bans & Federal Immigration Policy (video)

Religious Discrimination (video)

Public Comment Session #1 (video)

Welcoming/Sanctuary/Freedom Cities (video)

Discrimination in Educational Settings (video)

Interior Enforcement & Employment Discrimination (video)

Community-Police Relations (video)

Public Comment Session #2 (video)

Landmark Cases

Pittsburgh Press Company v. Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations

Updated 5/4/2021