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NY Governor Signs Landmark Legislation Protecting LGBTQ Rights

February 21, 2019    

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently signed into law the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), which prohibits employers, educational institutions, landlords, creditors, and others from discriminating against individuals on the basis of gender identity or expression, and make...

Complying with Fair Housing Law in Senior Communities

February 21, 2019    

In the March 2019 lesson, Fair Housing Coach reviews fair housing rules governing senior housing communities. Fair housing law generally prohibits discrimination based on familial status, but there’s a limited exception that applies to senior housing communities...

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Protect Veterans, Low-Income Families from Housing Discrimination

December 13, 2018    

U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) recently introduced the Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018 to protect veterans and low-income families from housing discrimination.

COACH's Pop Quiz!

September 26, 2018    

Q: You could trigger a discrimination complaint if you post an ad online that says, “No Teenagers Please.” True or false?

 

A: True, you could trigger a...

COACH's Pop Quiz!

August 23, 2018    

Q: A pregnant woman comes to see an available one-bedroom unit, but the elderly woman living next door used to complain about noise from the previous tenant’s children. To avoid similar complaints about a crying baby, you tell the...

COACH’s Pop Quiz!

July 26, 2018    

Q: A resident asked us for an accessible parking space near his unit as a reasonable accommodation. Our policy is to send a verification form to the resident’s healthcare provider to verify his need for an accommodation. However, the...

COACH's Pop Quiz!

June 19, 2018