How long do I have to file a complaint? July 28, 2021 21:47 A complaint must be filed with MCHR within 180 days from the last date of discrimination. If it is an employment situation that happened more than 180 days ago but less than 300, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can investigate your complaint. If it is a housing situation that occurred more than 180 days ago but less than 365, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) can investigate. Related articles What is discrimination? Who has the burden of proving discrimination? What if I believe my former employer is "black-balling" me when a potential new employer is calling for a reference? What is familial status discrimination? Am I required to tell my employer about sexual harassment I am experiencing before filing a discrimination complaint with the MCHR?