As we enter April, we celebrate the 46th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act. The act came shortly after Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination. Its goal is to eliminate housing discrimination, creating equal opportunity throughout every community. It keeps communities free from housing discrimination, meaning anyone regardless of color, race, national origin, religion, […]
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In the Sale and Rental of Housing: No one may take any of the following actions based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status or handicap:
In Mortgage Lending: No one may take any of the following actions based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status or handicap (disability):
In Addition: It is illegal for anyone to:
In late 2013, the National Association of Realtors published a blog detailing some of the more interesting things most may not know about the Fair Housing Act. Here are a few: