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Policies

Equal Opportunity & Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Habitat for Humanity of Iowa complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and their implementing regulations, among other civil right statues including those specific to the state of Iowa. Habitat for Humanity of Iowa does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve/national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

 

Habitat for Humanity of Iowa is committed to strengthening and supporting full inclusion and equal opportunity for persons with disabiliites. People wishing to request reasonable accomodations or tanslation services my call 515-266-6886 or email info@iowahabitat.org.

 

To understand your rights, visit Civil Rights Division | Title VI Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964 42 U.S.C. § 2000d Et Seq. (justice.gov) and Civil Rights Division | Disability Rights Section | United States Department of Justice

 

To file a discrimination complaint related to a federal program, contact the following:

  • Department of Treasury Office of Civil Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity: 202-622-1160

  • Department of Housing and Urban Development: 800-669-9777

  • Corporation for National and Community Service: 202-606-3461

Non-proselytizing policy

Habitat for Humanity and its affiliate organizations will not proselytize. Nor will Habitat work with entities or individuals who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with Habitat. This means that Habitat will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must adhere to or convert to a particular faith or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.

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