Play by the Rules When It Comes to Kids and Their Families

In this month’s lesson, the Coach reviews fair housing rules protecting children and their families from housing discrimination. The law bans discrimination based on familial status, so it’s unlawful to deny housing to people—or to treat them differently—because there’s a child under the age of 18 in the household. There’s only one exception—but it applies only to senior housing communities that meet strict technical requirements to qualify as “housing for older persons.”

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