The Commission on Human Relations (CCHR) is charged with enforcing the Chicago Human Rights Ordinance and the Chicago Fair Housing Ordinance. The Commission investigates complaints to determine whether discrimination may have occurred, and uses its enforcement powers to punish acts of discrimination.

Our Office is Open to the Public By Appointment Only

Beginning September 21, 2020, The CCHR will be open to the public on an appointment only basis for the purposes of filing discrimination complaints.

Upon entering, all individuals are required to wear a mask/face covering at all times. 

Please call (312) 744-4111 to schedule an appointment. 


The CCHR Accepts Email Filings

The Commission accepts filing of complaints and other documents by e-mail.  For more information, click the following link.

Email Service and Filing Regulations


You Can Submit a Service Request to the CCHR Online

Simply click on the following link and select Discrimination/Hate Crimes Assistance under the Service Type drop-box menu:

Human Relations Service Requests

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Commission on Human Relations

  • Phone: 312.744.4111
    TTY: 312.744.1088
    Fax: 312.744.1081
  • 740 North Sedgwick Street
    Suite 400
    Chicago, IL 60654   
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