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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

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

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

Residency requirements are illegal!

created on Mon, 2017-08-21   •   updated on Thu, 2017-08-31
This flyer from the Connecticut Fair Housing Center explains fair housing protections for Housing Choice Voucher applicants: A housing authority cannot stop you from applying for a Housing Choice (Section 8) Voucher because you do not live or work in the town. Residency requirements are illegal! Even residency preferences may be illegal! If a housing authority tells you that it will not accept an application for their Section 8 program or that you don’t qualify for its Section 8 program because of where you live or work please call us at 888-247-4401. Know your housing rights!Open Publication

Fair Housing Rights for applicants and residents of public and subsidized housing

created on Mon, 2017-08-21   •   updated on Thu, 2017-08-31
This flyer from Connecticut Fair Housing Center explains fair housing protections for applicants/residents of public/subsidized housing: If you are applying for public or subsidized housing, you may not be denied if: • You have a criminal record that is related to a disability. • You are a domestic violence survivor. • You live in a group home. • You have a disability. In addition, you are not required to provide proof of medical treatment or proof that you are able to live independently. If you think you have been a victim of housing discrimination, please call us!Open Publication

Rental Housing Discrimination on the Basis of Mental Disabilities: Results of Pilot Testing

created on Tue, 2017-08-01   •   updated on Wed, 2017-09-06
The following was originally published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, and is reproduced here with the Department's permission. Study of Rental Housing Discrimination on the Basis of Mental Disabilities: Final Report More than 15 million people in the United States have some type of mental disability (MD). Many of these individuals seek community-based housing in the rental market. As a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Olmstead v. L.C., 527 U.S. 581 (1999), an increasing number of individuals with disabilities...Open Publication

Women & Fair Housing: In Arabic

created on Mon, 2017-06-05   •   updated on Wed, 2017-09-06
Women & Fair Housing: In ArabicOpen Publication

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