Cambridge Human Rights Commission (CHRC)

By City of Cambridge

CHRC investigates complaints of discrimination that occur in Cambridge; in housing, employment, education, and public accommodations.

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Hours of operation
Monday: 8:30 am-8:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am-12:00 pm


Cambridge Human Rights Commission

Please see our website for scheduling appointments while buildings are closed to the public.


51 Inman Street
2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Mid Cambridge

Additional information

The Commission enforces two ordinances: the Cambridge Human Rights Ordinance, chapter 2.76, and the Cambridge Fair Housing Ordinance, chapter 14.04. These laws prohibit discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, age, family status, marital status, military status, and source of income.

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