Persons who believe that they have been treated differently because of their protected class in their employment, where the employer employs 15 persons or more and the discrimination act occurred within 180 days.

The Fair Housing Ordinance applies to most housing within the city limits of Austin. In some circumstances, the ordinance exempts owner-occupied buildings with no more than four units, single family housing sold or rented without the use of a broker, and housing operated by organizations and private clubs limited to members.