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.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Are Landlords Required to Take Applicants in the Order They Apply?

Whether you're a landlord or a tenant, you might wonder if accepting qualified applicants out of order amounts to illegal housing discrimination.

The short answer is it could be, but even landlords who don't intend to discriminate risk giving the appearance of doing so through inconsistent screening practices.

Learn more by checking out my guest post on Landlordology.com, entitled "Do I Have to Accept Applicants in the Order They Applied?"

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