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Where You Live is Your Choice

created on Sun, 2015-11-29   •   updated on Thu, 2017-01-12
Poster showing a Black mother and daughter: Don’t let anyone tell you differently. We found the home of our dreams, but the real estate agent said she thought we would be more comfortable in a different neighborhood. But I know it’s illegal to steer prospective homeowners to or from certain neighborhoods based on race or national origin. Report racial steering and put an end to it. Like we did. Fair housing is your right. Use it. Formatted for Bus Shelter. HUD website/phone for contact info.Open Publication

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

Fair Housing Review: Families with Children

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 families with children. It explains the role of the agency, provides examples of possible discrimination; offers information about advertising, occupancy policies, per capita charges; and gives examples of discrimination based on familial 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

Fair Lending in the Lower Hudson Valley: Testing Report 2013-2014

created on Fri, 2017-09-01   •   updated on Fri, 2017-09-01
This 52-page report from Westchester Residential Opportunities presents the results of a two-year testing investigation by WRO pursuant to a Private Enforcement Initiative grant from HUD. http://wroinc.org/assets/2015-fair-lending-WEB.pdfOpen Publication

Representing Yourself in Foreclosure: A Guide for Connecticut Homeowners

created on Thu, 2017-08-31   •   updated on Thu, 2017-08-31
Many Connecticut homeowners facing foreclosure are representing themselves in Court, and many of them succeed in keeping their homes. If this is your goal, it is important not to become discouraged when you receive Court papers starting the foreclosure case. This is only the beginning of the Court process and it does not necessarily mean that you will lose your home. While the process can be intimidating, it can be managed successfully if you understand how it works. The information contained in this guide is designed to help people who live in and own a one- to four-family home who are...Open Publication

A Guide to Fair Housing Law for Landlords and Property Managers

created on Mon, 2017-08-28   •   updated on Mon, 2017-08-28
This guide from the Fair Housing Project of the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity provide information on frequently asked questions about fair housing, as well as specific details about families with children, housing for older people and people with disabilities. https://www.cvoeo.org/fileLibrary/file_86.pdfOpen Publication

Assistance Animals in Rental Units

created on Mon, 2017-08-28   •   updated on Mon, 2017-08-28
This fact sheet by the Vermont Human Rights Commission provides information about the use of assistance animals by people with disabilities. http://accd.vermont.gov/sites/accdnew/files/documents/H-Instructions-FHAssistanceAnimals.pdfOpen Publication

Use of Recreational Facilities by Children

created on Mon, 2017-08-21   •   updated on Mon, 2017-08-21
Legal Opinion: GME-0012 Index: 9.206 Subject: Use of Recreational Facilities by Children Letter from Frank Keating, HUD General Counsel, regarding which types of restrictions on the use of swimming pools and recreation rooms by children are legal and which are illegal under the Fair Housing Act. September 29, 1992Open Publication

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