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GCEO's Serving Georgia Safely Plan

The GCEO office has implemented a "Serving Georgia Safely" plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. GCEO encourages all visitors to utilize our online services during this public health emergency. In-person appointments are available.

Safeguarding Georgians from discrimination in housing and employment

The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity is under the leadership of Governor Brian P. Kemp and Executive Director Allona Lane Cross.

We enforce the Georgia Fair Employment Practices Act of 1978 and the Georgia Fair Housing Law.

COVID-19: State Services

Your government is open and working for you, but it’s not business as usual. Many state organizations are involved in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and are working on related efforts or have made temporary changes during this serious health emergency. Here’s what you should know about the state’s most-accessed services.

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HUD Announces Partnership with the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity

GEORGIA - The Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced that the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO) is joining their Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) as an Interim Certified agency.

GCEO Charges Housing Providers with Disability & Familial Status Discrimination & Approves Settlement Agreement

GEORGIA - The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO) announced today that it has charged an apartment complex owner and property management company in Atlanta (Buckhead), Georgia with violating the Georgia Fair Housing Law (GFHL).

GCEO's Serving Georgia Safely Plan

The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO) strives to ensure equal treatment of all Georgians and foster a more open and receptive environment in which to conduct business, live, and work.

Equal Employment

The Equal Employment Division of the Commission enforces the Georgia Fair Employment Practices Act of 1978, as amended, which makes it unlawful for a state agency to discriminate against any individual on the basis of race,sex, age, disability, national origin, color or relation. 

Fair Housing

The Fair Housing Division of the Commission enforces the Georgia Fair Housing Law, which prohibits various forms of discrimination in residential real estate transactions on the basis of race, sex, religion, disability, national origin, familial status or color.