March 18, 2013

Renting a Home

Fair Housing

The right to rent property without racial, ethnic, religious, or ethnic discrimination is firmly etched in the law.

Click on the links below for more information on this particular subject area. Main subject areas for the "Renting a Home" section are linked at the bottom of these pages.

Is a landlord allowed to discriminate in the selection of tenants?

What is fair housing?

What can a prospective tenant-one who tried to rent a home and was turned down-do against a landlord who discriminates illegally?

How can the prospective tenant prove that the landlord has illegally discriminated?

What are the possible outcomes for a prospective tenant who files a complaint or a lawsuit for discrimination?


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