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.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Lower Your Fair Housing Risk by Telling Prospects About All Available Apartments

Some landlords don't tell prospects about all the available apartments at their building that fit their search parameters. Very often, it's because the landlords make assumptions about unstated needs or limitations that they believe the prospects have. For example, some landlords assume that a prospect with a noticeable mobility impairment might not be interested in renting an apartment that's far from the elevator or situated on the third floor of a walkup.

Find out why it's always best to tell prospects about all vacancies that match their criteria by checking out the third video from the "Fair Housing Tips in Less Than a Minute" YouTube series.

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