Fair Housing Act: What both Landlord and Tenant need to know.

The Fair Housing Act was specifically crafted to protect people from discrimination when they are renting, buying or securing financing for a property. The Act specifically covers discrimination because of religion, national origin, race, color, sex, disability and the presence of children. What is Prohibited in the Fair Housing Act? In the Sale and Rental … Continue reading Fair Housing Act: What both Landlord and Tenant need to know.

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After new HUD guidelines landlords straddle a thin line when dealing with former inmates

The Department of Housing and Urban Development recently came up with a new set of guidelines that make it tougher for landlords and home sellers to discriminate against people with prior criminal convictions. While the reasons behind the changes are plausible, it puts the landlord on a corner. How much far can landlords go without … Continue reading After new HUD guidelines landlords straddle a thin line when dealing with former inmates

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