Sex

Protected Class
This category includes gender (male or female), gender identity, and gender expression. Gender Expression: a person’s gender-related appearance and behavior whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth. Gender Identity: refers to one’s internal, personal sense of being a man or a woman.

Fair Housing Guide for Landlords and Property Managers

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This 12-page booklet from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania outlines fair housing riesponsibilities for landlords and property managers. It provides information about the laws, advertising, disability rights, families with children, etc. 2015 Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania PSAs

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This fair housing flyer from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania offers five PSAs available for free. Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

HUD LGBT Equal Access Rule

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This 2-sided flyer from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania provides fair housing basics concerning the LGBT Equal Access Rule. It explains the protections against discrimination based on a person’s actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status. Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

Fair Housing Review: Homeowners Insurance

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This 2-sided flyer from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania provides fair housing basics concerning homeowners insurance. It explains the role of the agency, provides examples of possible discrimination, and urges consumers to shop around. Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

Know Your Responsibilities

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This 2-sided flyer from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania provides fair housing basics for landlords. It provides information about prohibited acts and issues involving families with children, people with disabilities and advertising. It also offers best practices tips. Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

Housing Discrimination Is Illegal

created on Mon, 2017-09-11   •   updated on Mon, 2017-09-11
This 2-sided flyer from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania provides fair housing basics for people who rent, buy or seek financing. It provides information about the Fair Housing Act, protected classes, and offers examples of how to spot discrimination. Republished with permission from Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.Open Publication

Fair Housing Guide for Consumers

created on Fri, 2017-09-08   •   updated on Fri, 2017-09-08
This 12-page guide from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania outlines fair housing protections, explains how to recognize discrimination, and provides details about disability and familial status. http://www.equalhousing.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/FairHousingGuideforConsumers.pdfOpen Publication

Fair Housing in the Hudson Valley Region: Testing Report 2012-2015

created on Fri, 2017-09-01   •   updated on Fri, 2017-09-01
This 32-page report from Westchester Residential Opportunities presents the results of a three-year testing investigation by WRO pursuant to a Private Enforcement Initiative grant from HUD. http://wroinc.org/assets/Fair-housing-3-years-WEB.pdfOpen Publication

What is Fair Housing?

created on Fri, 2017-09-01   •   updated on Fri, 2017-09-01
This trifold brochure from the State of Maryland Commission on Civil Rights explains the provisions of the Fair Housing Act and details protections for families and people with disabilities, as well as how to file a complaint. http://mccr.maryland.gov/Documents/publications/2016%20Housing%20BiFold%20Brochue.pdfOpen Publication

Video: Housing Discrimination

created on Fri, 2017-09-01   •   updated on Fri, 2017-09-01
This video from the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission explains what housing discrimination is, who is protected, how to recognize it, and what to do about it. Length: 3:55 (no captions) http://www.pacast.com/players/cmsplayerHD.asp?video_filename=12985_PHRCHousing.m4vOpen Publication

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