Preventing Discrimination Against Jews, Muslims & Arabs

November 16, 2023    
As war grips the Middle East, take steps to keep the peace at your property.  

How to Avoid Military & Veteran Status Discrimination

October 19, 2023    
We mark Veterans Day by reviewing fair housing laws protecting servicemembers and veterans.  

Source of Income Discrimination Liability Risks & How to Avoid Them

September 21, 2023    
Litigation in this area is fast growing—and very costly.  

Crime & Security: Excluding Dangerous Persons Without Violating Fair Housing Laws

August 22, 2023    
Can you tell which of our 13 security policies are legal and which are discriminatory?  

Racial Discrimination Without Racism: 8 Ways Well-Intentioned Landlords Get into Fair Housing Trouble

July 20, 2023    
You don’t have to be a bigot to commit illegal discrimination.  

Does Your Building Emergency Evacuation Plan Account for the Disabled?

June 22, 2023    
Don’t leave tenants with disabilities behind.  

How to Avoid Family Status Discrimination When Managing Lead Paint Hazards

May 17, 2023    
If you’re among the many landlords with lead paint problems, you face some difficult choices.  

Is Your Website Putting You at Risk of a Disability Discrimination Lawsuit?

April 18, 2023    
Website accessibility is rapidly emerging as the next big thing in fair housing liability.   Like any other consumer-facing business, multifamily housing providers need a good website that online shoppers can use to scope out their product. But while most landlords understand its business...

The 10 Most Common Fair Housing Liability Pitfalls & How to Avoid Them

March 20, 2023    
We present scenarios based on actual cases. Your job: Spot the fair housing mistake.  

When to Grant Tenants’ Requests for Assistance Animals

February 21, 2023    
What Would You Do? Neighbors complain that a tenant is keeping Binky, a loud and menacing-looking pit bull, in her apartment in violation of your community’s no-pets policy. You ask the tenant to get rid of the dog or you may have to evict her. She becomes flustered and insists that she has a...