February 23, 2012

Housing Discrimination in Focus

Imagine these scenarios: A veteran who can’t access his apartment because he’s in a wheelchair. A couple with a foreign nationality who is denied housing because of how they look. A Black child whose family is told they have to look in another neighborhood where they might be “more comfortable.” Think these situations are a […]

August 25, 2011

Protecting Disabled Tenants: Service Animals and Fair Housing

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Moving into an apartment with a no-pet policy may seem like a no-brainer if you don’t have any pets and plan to keep it that way. But what happens when circumstances leave you, the tenant, in need of a service animal? Under the Fair Housing Act, you’re protected – and the Department of Housing and […]