Fair Housing is Not an Option, It is the Law

Who does Fair Housing protect? The Federal Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination based on race, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and familial status (protected classes).  Californians are further protected from discrimination on the basis of age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, sexual identification, AIDS/HIV, medical condition, political activities…

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Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

Understanding what this means for the existing organizations that are funded by HUD and the impact it will have on many communities across the nation As of July 2015, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a new regulation that will aid in the efforts to…

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Fair Housing: Your Rights to Habitability

Stay Informed! Stay Safe! You have the RIGHT as a tenant to insist the landlord guarantees certain features of the rental property in SAFE and SANITARY condition. “The warranty of habitability”- the legal obligation requiring landlords to provide and maintain basic features in all rental housing throughout the state.  No…

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