Civil Rights Testers
The Tennessee Fair Housing Council (TFHC) offers paid Civil Rights work opportunities for Fair Housing Testers. Testers undergo training and are paid per test.
Please email a cover letter to Testing@tennfairhousing.org
WHAT IS FAIR HOUSING TESTING?
Testing is an investigative tool used by private fair housing groups and government agencies to uncover housing discrimination on the basis of the following protected classes: race, color, national origin, creed, sex (which includes gender identity and sexual orientation), familial status, and disability.
WHAT IS THE TESTER’S JOB?
The tester’s job is to be an objective fact finder and to report how they are treated by a potential housing provider.
Attention to detail;
Ability to follow detailed directions;
Reliable access to phone and internet; and
Proficiency in typing.
Testers are paid for training and for completion of each test.