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.


Sunday, April 12, 2015

It's Fair Housing Month... Can Landlords Ban Pets from Apartments?

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One common source of confusion landlords and tenants have is when it comes to the legality of pets at an apartment building. Many landlords wish to bar tenants from keeping any animal in their apartments, while other landlords allow pets but with restrictions.

Is taking such action legal? Are such landlords risking fair housing violations?

Find out what a landlord's responsibility is when it comes to tenants and pets by checking out the fourth video from the "Fair Housing Tips in Less Than a Minute" YouTube series.

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