Fair Housing Laws
Exemptions to the Fair Housing Act
Per Section 804 (c) of the Fair Housing Act, it is illegal to make, print, or publish any notice or statement with respect to the sale or rental of a dwelling that includes a preference or limitation based on a protected class. Avoid posting discriminatory statements on social media or in any type of advertising.
Familial Status & Housing for Older Persons
Victims of Domestic Abuse
Source of Income
Discrimination Based on Religion
National Origin, Immigration Status, and Limited English Proficiency
Every person in the United States is protected by the Fair Housing Act. A person’s immigration status does not affect his or her fair housing rights. It is illegal to discriminate against someone because of their own or ancestral place of origin or because of their cultural or ethnic background or language.
Avoiding Common & Costly Violations
Best practices to avoid common and costly violations of the fair housing act related to disability.