Dealing With Tenants Who Have an Addiction to Drugs or Alcohol
Learn how fair housing rules affect renting to tenants with an alcohol or drug problem or history.
The Fair Housing Act's Protected Classes: What Landlords Need to Know
Learn what groups of people are protected under federal anti-discrimination law.
Housing Discrimination Complaints: What Landlords Need to Know
Learn when it makes sense to hire a discrimination lawyer.
Who's Protected Against Familial Status Discrimination?
Understand federal discrimination laws when it comes to renting to tenants with children.
Senior Housing Basics
Interested in renting only to seniors? Learn how to do so without violating fair housing laws.
When Your Lease Can Single Out Children
Situations when landlords may restrict children in rentals or set special rules for them.
State Fair Housing Agencies
Get the basics on the housing discrimination complaint process in your state.
What to Do if a Tenant Accuses You of Housing Discrimination
Tips for landlords on handing fair housing complaints.
Does the Federal Fair Housing Act Apply to Your Rental Property?
Learn federal fair housing law exemptions for different types of rental properties.
Get Familiar With Your State and Local Fair Housing Law
Why knowing federal anti-discrimination laws is not enough.
What's at Stake for Landlords Who Violate Fair Housing Laws
Illegal housing discrimination may have costly results for landlords.
Avoid Practicing Illegal Steering at Your Rental Property
Learn how to avoid charges of illegal discrimination when showing rental units to prospective tenants.
Avoid Profiling Prospective Tenants
Rejecting tenants simply because of their name or accent is bad for business (and illegal).
Avoid Fair Housing Trouble with a Tenant Selection Plan
The value of letting rental applicants know your tenant screening and selection criteria.
Avoid Fair Housing Trouble When Dealing With Single Tenants
Know the law when it comes to renting to single people.
Don't Use Occupancy Requirements As a Pretext for Discrimination Against Families
Know the law before rejecting tenants with children based on the size of your rental property.
Dealing With Rental Applicants Who Have HIV/AIDS
How to avoid illegal discrimination against people with HIV or AIDS.
Think Twice Before Turning Away Tenants With Section 8 Vouchers
Learn about landlords' legal responsibility to accept tenants with Section 8 vouchers.
Avoid Inappropriate Conversations With Prospects and Tenants
Small talk can cause landlords big trouble.
Keep Good Records to Defend Yourself Against a Fair Housing Complaint
How logs of apartment availability and other records can protect landlords from discrimination complaints.
Let Prospect Tenants Decide if Your Rentals Are Suitable for Them
Assuming that you know a tenant's needs or preferences for rental property may lead to a fair housing complaint.
Act Consistently to Avoid Fair Housing Problems
Avoid tenant complaints of illegal discrimination with consistent rental rules and policies.
Avoid Housing Discrimination Based on National Origin
Understand fair housing laws that prohibit discrimination based on a rental applicant's country of origin.
Don't Make Housing Decisions Based on Fair Housing Fears
Establishing legitimate business criteria for choosing tenants is the best way to choose tenants and avoid housing discrimination complaints.
What Landlords Need to Know About Fair Housing Testers
How the government checks for housing discrimination.
Avoid Fair Housing Traps When Advertising Your Rental Property
How to avoid illegal discrimination in online or print ads.
Manage Your Tenant Waiting List in a Fair Housing-Friendly Way
How to avoid tenant discrimination when assembling a waiting list for your rental properties.
How to Decide if You Must Grant a Tenant's Modification Request
Tips for legally handling tenant requests for modifications in rental housing
Avoid Liability Traps When Handling Tenants' Modification Requests
Tips for avoiding legal problems when a tenant with a disability requests a modification in rental housing