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Protected Classes

Age Creed Disability Status Familial Status How to File A Complaint Marital Status National Origin Race/Color Religion Sex (Gender) Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Source of Income Age You are protected against unlawful housing discrimination on the basis of your age. It is illegal to discriminate against someone based on his or her age. Age is a […]

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Fair Housing Information Center

Your Fair Housing Rights You have a right to live where you want and can afford to live. The laws that protect your rights are Fair Housing Laws. 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 […]

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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Fair Housing Protections

Housing discrimination against persons who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and/or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) violates fair housing laws. With the February 2021 implementation of Executive Order 13988, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will now “administer and enforce the federal Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity,” […]

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