Agency Mission


The mission of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities is to eliminate discrimination through civil and human rights law enforcement and to establish equal opportunity and justice for all persons within the state through advocacy and education.


CHRO News and Links

Registration is now open for Kids Speak 2017 on May 23rd  

Housing Discrimination Public Service Announcement

Brokers and Brokerage Contract Compliance Policy Effective September 1, 2016  

Fair Housing Notice Pursuant to PA 16-16

Contract Compliance Forms and Reports for Contractors, State Agencies, Quasi-Public Agencies and Municipalities

Notice of the Filing of a Petition for Declaratory Ruling

April 26, 2017 Fair Housing Association of Connecticut Conference Registration Now  



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NOTICE: Attorneys not admitted to the Connecticut bar must move for pro hac vice admission to practice before administrative agencies like the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.  This is the result of the Connecticut Supreme Court decision in Persels & Associates, LLC v. Banking Commissioner, 318 Conn. 652 (2015) and a change to our practice rules in Practice Book 2-16 (effective 1/1/17).   


Non-Connecticut attorneys either must move for pro hac vice admission or another attorney or member of the firm admitted in Connecticut must file an appearance using our new appearance form, linked below for your convenience:


The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.