The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) administers all aspects of its housing programs without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, familial status, veteran status, ancestry, age, genetic information, source of income, disability or handicap.   The PHA operates its housing programs in compliance with federal, state, and local statutes.

If you believe you have been victimized by an act of harassment or discrimination in relation to a housing program administered by PHA, you may make a report to the following agencies:


Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights

180 Westminster Street #201

Providence, RI  02903

(401) 222-2661

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

New England Office

Fair Housing Enforcement

Thomas P. O’Neill Jr. Federal Building

10 Causeway Street, Room 321 Boston, MA 02222-1092

Telephone (617) 994-8300 or 1-800-827-500

Thomas P. O’Neill Federal Building

10 Causeway Street

Boston, MA  02222

(617) 994-8200

PHA Non-Discrimination/Anti-Harassment Coordinator

Jacqueline Martinez, Deputy Director of Housing Programs and Operations

Phone:  (401) 709-1303