See outline of Housing Flow Chart after image

Outline of Housing Flow Chart

  1. DFEH Complaint
    1. Investigation
      1. Dispute Resolution
        1. Settlement
      2. Merit Finding
        1. no
          1. Dismissed with Right-to-Sue
        2. yes
          1. Dispute Resolution
            1. Settlement
            2. Prosecution
              1. Settlement
              2. Judgment by Court

* If there is concurrent jurisdiction, the complaint is also filed with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)