Disability Discrimination By a Landlord

The Fair Housing Act and Fair Housing Amendments Act prohibits landlords from discriminating against tenants because of a disability.

Landlords may choose freely among prospective tenants without fear of legal repercussions, as long as their decisions are based on valid and objective business criteria, such as the applicant’s ability to pay the rent and properly maintain the property. It is illegal, however, for landlords to discriminate against tenants on as the basis of disability (or race, color, religion, national origin, familial status, or sex). These groups are called “protected categories.”

The federal Fair Housing Act and Fair Housing Amendments Act (42 U.S. Code Sectionsâ

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