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.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Fair Housing Help: What Are Protected Classes?

At the core of fair housing education is an understanding of the so-called "protected classes." For housing discrimination to be illegal, it must involve action taken by a landlord, property manager, broker, or other housing professional against a tenant or prospective tenant based on one or more protected classes.

Learn about the types of people fair housing law protects by reading my collection of answers to frequently asked questions about protected classes.

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