National Fair Housing Advocate offers current news and headlines concerning fair housing issues. They offer legal research tools, such as a case database and statutory material. Also, they have other resources including an event calendar, agency finder, job listings, helpful links and a discussion room.
Rental Housing Rights for Disabled Tenants - Under federal law, disabled tenants and prospective tenants with a disability have the right to apply for and live in a rental unit regardless of their impairment. When a landlord rejects disabled tenants based on the use of a discriminatory housing practice, they have violated the law. A Landlord May Not Ask Discriminatory Questions, Mental Illness and the Possibility of Direct Threats, The Right to an Accommodation, The Right to Make a Modification, Offering Proof of a Disability and the Need for Accommodation or Modification,and Protect Your Rights as a Disabled Tenant are all included in this guide.
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