Articles relating to "Fair housing":
Cities vs. sober homes: Do regulations work? (4/17/2017)
Sober homes enjoy fair housing protection, but they’re not immune from local rules, such as building codes – an issue Stuart officials are currently debating.
Court: Fair housing protects LGBT people (4/11/2017)
A federal court ruled for the first time that LGBT buyers/renters are protected under the Fair Housing Act as banned discrimination based on sex. Long-term changes are unclear, though. The court’s jurisdiction doesn’t cover Fla., though the ruling XX
Fair housing mission still vital today (4/4/2017)
The Fair Housing Act’s 49th anniversary is April 11; a South Florida Sun Sentinel opinion piece urges all to recognize that “Fair Housing Equals Opportunity.”
Prosecutor says many sober homes operate illegally (1/9/2017)
A Palm Beach prosecutor says that sober homes can’t offer gift cards, plane tickets, etc., to attract clients, saying that the “industry standard” is illegal.
Feds update their guidance on ‘sober homes’ (11/15/2016)
Sober homes – group homes that serve recovering addicts – are protected under fair housing laws, but new guidance could give cities a bit more oversight.
Real estate giant stresses LGBT inclusion (11/7/2016)
Better Homes & Gardens calls the LGBT legal landscape “murky,” and the group’s purchasing power substantial – both reasons for agents to emphasize inclusion.