What does housing discrimination look like?

You are being discriminated against if you experience any of the following based upon your race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, handicap or family size:

  • No one can refuse to rent, sell or negotiate housing with you
  • No one can set different terms or conditions for the sale or rental of a dwelling
  • No one can refuse to make a mortgage loan
  • No one can refuse to let you make reasonable modifications to a dwelling to accommodate your handicap
  • No one can threaten or intimidate you for exercising your right to fair housing, or assisting others to exercise their right

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1. What is fair housing?
2. What practices are protected under the law?
3. What if I've been discriminated against?
4. What does housing discrimination look like?
5. What can housing discrimination feel like?
6. What can you do about housing discrimination?
7. What are my fair housing rights?
8. What should I know about predatory lending?
9. Where can I find more basic facts about the Fair Housing Act?