The Fair Housing Act is a federal law that, among other things, prohibits housing discrimination against certain protected groups when renting or buying real estate.
The Fair Housing Act applies to any person involved in the following activities:
There are four important exceptions to the Fair Housing Act:
If you are a landlord or owner concerned about conforming to the Fair Housing Act's numerous provisions, it would be helpful to speak to an experienced real property attorney. A real property lawyer also can advise you about state and local housing discrimination laws, which can be equally complex.
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