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FAIR HOUSING PRACTICES

"The FAIR HOUSING ACT (42 U.S.C. 3601 ET SEQ., TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1968 AND THE FAIR HOUSING AMENDMENT ACT OF 1988 prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of housing on the bases of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and familial status (including children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians: pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18)".

LANDLORD RQUIREMENTS

  • Do not provide dissimilar leasing terms or stipulations and rights or charge additional monies or hidden fee because of their protected class.
  • Landlords, property managers, custodians or other tenants cannot harass a tenant because of their protected class is forbidden. This is inclusive of all forms of sexual harassment.
  • Evictions based on discrimination of a specific protected class are illegal.
  • Landlords are forbidden from placing excessive limitations on children’s actions.
  • Landlords may have regulations and procedures which realistically control the conduct of all tenants as it relates to the noise and treatment of the property.
  • Tenants must have the same access to any and all on-site amenities and equal remedies in regards to repairs.