fair housing

Spotlight: REITs, COVID-19, and the Rental Affordability Act

Successful REITs are being challenged by the coronavirus pandemic for myriad reasons. Can companies like AvalonBay Communities rise to the…

2 years ago

HUD’s proposed rule change could limit housing discrimination lawsuits

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a change to its fair housing rules, but critics say the…

3 years ago

HUD Says Maine Landlord Wouldn’t Allow Disabled Vet to have Assistance Animal

HUD recently charged a Maine landlord with housing discrimination for not allowing a disabled veteran to have an assistance animal…

3 years ago

HUD Charges Idaho Landlord with Familial Status Discrimination

On May 31, 2019, HUD charged the owners and manager of an Idaho rental property with violation of the familial…

3 years ago

Residential Landlords’ Guide to Assistance Animals

News reports recently have included much discussion about The Air Carrier Access Act and FAA regulations governing assistance animals on…

4 years ago

Fair Housing Act Primer for Multifamily Owners

Fifty years ago, on April 11, 1968, The Fair Housing Act (FHA) became law. At first, the FHA only prohibited…

4 years ago

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…

10 years ago