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What is the Federal Fair Housing Act?

By on July 24, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
What is the Federal Fair Housing Act?

Landlords, property managers and housing providers are required to honor the civil rights protections established under the Federal Fair Housing Act(Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968).   The Fair Housing Act is the set of laws associated with anti-discrimination laws for renters. The Fair Housing Act applies to other real estate transactions, […]

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Would You Rent to a Felon?

By on July 12, 2013 in Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
Would You Rent to a Felon?

If you got your tenant screening report back and you note that the applicant has a felony charge would you still rent to him or her? If you said “No” you may be discriminating. When we think of discrimination we usually think of intentional acts which exclude members of certain groups from employment, housing, or other opportunities. […]

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