Illegal housing discrimination occurs when a landlord discriminates against a potential or current tenant based on their membership in a class or based on something that is unique to them as an individual.
A landlord cannot discriminate against a tenant because of:
Discrimination however, does not include actions taken by a landlord based upon a person’s behavioral characteristics such as past behavior as a tenant, credit score, wealth, job security, etc.
Fair Housing Laws protect your rights
Discrimination can sometimes be difficult to prove. However, if you feel that you’ve been unfairly discriminated against based on any of the factors above, contact us now for a free consultation.
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