RECOGNIZE UNFAIR HOUSING

Dated: 07/06/2016

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Housing Discrimation. 

How do you recognize it? 

Under the Fair Housing Act, it is against the law to: 

- Refuse to sell or rent you housinh

- Tell you housing is unavailable but when in fact it is

- Limit the neighborhoods of houses being shown to you

- Set different terms, conditions, or privileges for a property for sale or rent

- Advertise housing to a preferred groups of people only

- Deny you from getting property insurance

- Fail to construct or design housing in an accessible manner

- Refuse to make reasonable accomodations for persons with disability

- Conduct property appraisals in a discriminatory manner

- Provide different housing services or allowed facilities

- Refuse to provide you information of your mortgage loans, deny you a mortgage loan or impose different terms on a loan

- Harrass, intimidate or interfere with anyone practicing their rights for fair housing.


For more details: 

www.nationalfairhousing.org

www.mdrealtor.org/housingprograms/fairhousing.aspx

www.mccr.maryland.gov

If you believe your housing rights have been violated, CALL the State of Maryland Commission on Civil Rights at 410-767-8600.



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