Fair Housing Program
A Texas federal court has considered whether a developer is liable under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") for failing to make a model home which was used as a sales office accessible to individuals suffering from a disability.
Patricia and Pat Sapp ("Sapps") both suffer from medical conditions which require them to use wheelchairs. The Sapps were...
A New York federal court has considered whether federal fair housing laws require a landlord to accommodate a tenant's request to allow her to sublet her apartment during the winter, due to the tenant's suffering from Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome ("AIDS").
Phyllis Marks ("Tenant") had lived in the same rent-controlled apartment in New York City managed...
In a unanimous opinion, the Supreme Court of the United States has clarified what constitutes a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA").
In 1990, Ella Williams ("Employee") began working at Toyota Manufacturing's ("Employer") automobile manufacturing plant in Georgetown, Kentucky. The Employee originally worked on the assembly line...
A New York federal court has considered whether a lawsuit brought by the government pursuant to the federal Fair Housing Act ("Act") could proceed against an apartment finding service that allegedly refused to assist and/or discriminated against minority and handicapped customers.
John McDermott owned Space Hunters, Inc. ("Company"). The Company acted as a referral...
Here are some things you and your REALTOR® association can do to recognize Fair Housing Month:
- Sponsor a local Fair Housing Month poster contest. Afterward, make association calendars out of the artwork.
- Publish the REALTOR® Fair Housing Declaration and post it in your office and/or association.
- Use the Fair Housing Proclamation and have your local government proclaim April as Fair Housing Month.
- Display the 2017 Fair Housing Focus Poster in your office and/or association.