Facebook fails to stop landlords discriminating by race and disabilities



An investigation by the website ProPublica last year caused a bombshell when it was revealed that Facebook was allowing advertisers to discriminate in housing ads by enabling landlords to filter out people who might view a given ad by their race.

Judge rules Fair Housing Act protects against LGBT discrimination



A U.S. judge has ruled for the first time that provisions in the Fair Housing Act protect the LGBT community from discrimination. The law was previously an issue of contention as it states that it’s illegal for landlords

Real estate firm warns of LGBT+ community’s discrimination fears



Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate is reaching out to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in an effort to make the real estate industry more inclusive.

Landlords warned against rejecting applicants with criminal records



Landlords who refused to lease a property to an applicant that’s failed a background check could be acting illegally, according to US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Lenders Discriminating Against Pregnant Women?



Stipulations within the Fair Housing Act supposedly prevent mortgage lenders from denying or delaying loan applications for women on maternity leave, but a new report suggests that many lenders are actually ignoring these rules.

Consumer Action: ‘Housing Discrimination… Alive and Well’



Following a round of recent fair housing complaints and mortgage discrimination charges, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) has opened its own front to protect credit consumers from discrimination.

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