Fair Housing

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A Crippled Journey

Two decades after fair housing rights were extended to the disabled, stakeholders... More

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Two decades after fair housing rights were extended to the disabled, stakeholders continue to struggle with how to navigate a tangled web of requirements and avoid multimillion-dollar lawsuits. Will the multifamily industry ever be able to guarantee equal rights in rental housing? More

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Easy Access

Accessible housing is a hot-button issue in the multifamily industry. More

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And Justice for All

Everyone has a right to fair housing. It's up to us to make sure we deliver. More

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Settling Down

In 2003, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development received about 8,000... More

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Ruling Protects Developers From Fair Housing Lawsuits

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reaffirmed that the right to sue over design-and-construction violations of the Fair Housing Act expires two years after a project's completion. More

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Dog Days: Fair Housing Lawsuits

In July, HUD levied two separate charges against landlords who allegedly violated the Fair Housing Act by refusing to accommodate residents with assistance animals. Mahmoud Hussein of Windsor Locks, Conn., and Bouquet Builders of Rochester, Minn., will both answer to a HUD administrative law judge for denying residency to applicants whose doctors prescribed therapy dogs for their disabilities. More

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Lights Out

The momentum to ban smoking in both public and private locales is growing at... More

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