About Us

The Fair Housing Council of South Texas is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to promoting fair housing and eliminating discriminatory housing practices across South Texas in the areas of rental housing, real estate sales, mortgage lending, homeowners’ insurance, home appraisals, zoning, land use, etc.

Founded in September 1996, the Fair Housing Council of South Texas promotes fair housing through free services offered to housing consumers which include complaint investigation, testing, housing counseling, advocacy, mediation efforts, enforcement actions, outreach activities, and educational trainings.

Staff Members

Sandra Tamez

Executive Director
Sandra Tamez
(210) 733-3247, ext. 106

Roxann Contreras

Enforcement Program Manager
Roxann Contreras
(210) 733-3247, ext. 105

Gerardo Flores

Fair Housing Specialist
Gerardo Flores
(210) 733-3247, ext. 104

Zenobia Tucker

Fair Housing Specialist
Zenobia Tucker
(210) 733-3247, ext. 103

Andrea Romero

Intake Specialist
Andrea Romero
(210) 733-3247, ext. 101

Jo Ann Rodriguez

Program Assistant
Jo Ann Rodriguez
(210) 733-3247, ext. 107

Board of Directors

Joyce Walker

President
Joyce Walker

Barry Beer

Vice President
Barry Beer

Ashley Adkins

Secretary
Ashley Adkins

Josefa Zatarain-Flournoy

Treasurer
Josefa Zatarain-Flournoy

Cecil King

Member
Cecil King

Dr. Jacquelyn Smith

Member
Dr. Jacquelyn Smith

Lauren Barrera

Member
Lauren Barrera

Sara Lizcano

Member
Sara Lizcano

Contact Us

Name(Required)
Phone

(210) 733-3247

Fax

(210) 733-6670

Email

info@fairhousingtx.org

Social Media Links
Directions:

Our office is located in the Brass Professional Center inside Loop 410 between Babcock Road and Callaghan Road on the Northwest side of San Antonio.

Job Openings

Job Title: Tester

Pay Rate: $17.00 per hour with work-related mileage reimbursed at .67¢ per mile (or current GSA mileage reimbursement rate for privately owned vehicles)

Employment Status: Per diem; Part-time

Work Schedule: Testers are “per diem” employees who are scheduled for work on an “as needed” basis and do not work a fixed schedule. Per diem employees are not eligible to receive benefits.

Job Description

  • Participate in a mandatory, paid training session regarding testing methodology, protocols, and reporting.
  • Travel to apartment leasing offices or other housing sites during the companies’ normal business hours (which may include weekends and evening hours, if applicable) to inquire about available housing.
  • Collect information about your experience at the test site.
  • Completed test report forms to objectively report on your test experience and information obtained during your visit.
 

 

To apply: Email your resume including contact information for three (3) references to: roxann@fairhousingtx.org

Job Title: Intake Specialist

Pay Rate: $17.00 per hour with work-related mileage reimbursed at .67¢ per mile (or current GSA mileage reimbursement rate for privately owned vehicles)

Employment Status: Part-time; permanent

Work Schedule: Employee will work a flexible work schedule in-person in our office between 20 to 30 hours per week during the office hours of Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Employee will be eligible to receive holiday day, sick leave, and vacation leave.

Job Description

  • Answer a large number of daily incoming telephone calls on a multi-line telephone system, screen calls for possible intakes, counsel consumers about their rights, and make appropriate referrals;
  • Document all telephone calls, voicemail messages, emails, mail correspondence, office visits, etc. from consumers seeking assistance;
  • Perform intake of housing discrimination complaints in the areas of rental housing, real estate sales, mortgage lending, homeowners insurance, appraisal, zoning, land use, etc.;
  • Work with the Executive Director to coordinate and plan the Council’s education and outreach activities;
  • Participate in the Council’s education and outreach activities targeted to the public, housing consumers, housing providers, social service agencies, government officials, etc.;
  • Perform general office tasks such as copying, faxing, and filing;
  • And all other duties as assigned.
     
 
To apply: Email your resume including contact information for three (3) references to: info@fairhousingtx.org