Fair Housing

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Study Shows Racial Bias at D.C.-Area Properties

Equal Rights Center tests discrimination, screening policies in housing. More

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Cannabis Conundrum: What the New Pot Laws Mean to Multifamily

There’s no clear resolution in sight when it comes to the opposing stances between the federal government and an increasing number of states on the issue of marijuana legalization. And many in the multifamily industry are caught in between. More

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Hoarders: How to Recognize and Manage Hoarding Tenants

Dealing with a hoarding tenant can be difficult on it's own, but it can easily turn into a legal nightmare if not approached with caution. More

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Same-Sex Couples Face Housing Discrimination

HUD study shows that housing providers discriminate against gay and lesbian apartment seekers. More

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Top 10 Cities for Fair Housing Act Complaints

A list of the of the Top 10 cities for filed Fair Housing Act complaints as reported by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. More

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Potential Landmark Accessibility Case Heads to Trial

Last month, Christopher Hanback, a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of the... More

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Industry Secures Summary Judgment in Accessibility Case

Last month, the apartment industry scored what the National Multi Housing Council terms a “significant victory” as a judge rejected a Justice Department (DOJ) request for summary judgment in a case filed against Dallas-based JPI Apartment Construction. More

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Fair Housing Organizations File Federal Lawsuit Against S.C. Bodner Co.

One of the country’s largest multifamily developers, Indianapolis-based S.C. Bodner Co., faces allegations of fair housing discrimination. More

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New Fair Housing Report Questions Current Standards

A new fair housing report commissioned by the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) challenges whether the current standards and existing safe harbors are the only means of achieving accessibility. More

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More Fair Housing Suits Expected

The pace of fair housing lawsuits levied against multifamily developers is likely to continue unabated. More

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