Fair Housing vs. Unfair Housing

Do you know the difference?

Knowing the difference between fair housing and unfair housing isn't as obvious as you might think. This blog aims to present a variety of important and interesting fair housing issues.

If you're an apartment professional, avoid costly mistakes by reading the stories of others who — even with good intentions — learned compliance lessons the hard way. (For the easy way, click here.)

If you live in an apartment, get familiar with your rights when it comes to housing discrimination, as well as your options for seeking justice.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

MUST-READ: HUD Guidance on Sexual Harrassment

On November 24, 2008, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued guidance on what constitutes sexual harassment under the Fair Housing Act. The Guidance consists of 14 helpful Q&As, covering topics ranging from same-sex sexual harrassment to a landlord's or property manager's liability for harrassment by employees.

Read the full text of the new HUD guidance (dated November 17, 2008) here or on the "Must-Reads" page of Fair Housing Helper.

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