Fair Housing Program
A federal court has considered whether a landlord violated the federal Fair Housing Act ("Act") by allegedly attempting to obtain Korean tenants exclusively for his properties.
The Housing Rights Center ("Housing Group") investigated the practices of Donald Sterling ("Landlord") to determine if the Landlord's policies and practices violated the Act....
A Georgia court has considered whether a real estate brokerage violated the state's fair housing laws when a seller allegedly engaged in discriminatory behavior.
Tony Hall ("Seller") listed his home for sale with Neal Jackson Realty & Mortgage, Inc. ("Brokerage"). Carol Hayes ("Salesperson"), a salesperson associated with the Brokerage, brought...
A Florida federal court has considered whether a business website is a place of public accommodation within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA").
Robert Gumson ("Gumson") is a blind individual who sought to use southwest.com ("Website"), a website operated by Southwest Airlines ("Airline"). The Airline, the nation's...
A Virginia federal court has considered how the federal Fair Housing Act's ("Act") two-year statute of limitations affects a lawsuit based on a builder's failure to comply with construction standards set forth in the Act.
Tonya Moseke ("Moseke") suffers from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis which requires her to use a motorized scooter. Moseke is considered...
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...
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.