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Fair Housing Information Center

Your Fair Housing Rights Everyone who lives in the United States is protected from discrimination in housing. This includes the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings; lending; home appraisal; insurance and accessibility. Under Federal Fair Housing laws, fair housing means you are free to choose a place to live without regard to your race, color, […]

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Familial Status

  It is illegal to discriminate against someone based on his or her familial status. In fair housing law, “familial status” has a specific and limited meaning: the presence of children under the age of 18 in a household. You are protected against unlawful housing discrimination because of the presence of children under 18 who […]

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