Familial Discrimination

Imagine this scenario for a second.  You have a group of people searching for an apartment in the same city.  A young mother with kids, a disabled gentleman with a service animal, a couple from Puerto Rico, and a wealthy, middle aged man.  The owner of the apartment community denies each person the ability to

Advertisements for apartment complexes and rental properties are virtually impossible to miss as you drive along any busy street or highway.  They have brightly colored signs boasting “granite countertops,” “saltwater pools,” and even “two story gyms.”  But have you ever seen a sign that read “no families allowed” or “kid free apartments?”  Odds are that

The Fair Housing Act (FHA) allows a plaintiff to attack a housing policy that discriminates based on familial status.  Specifically, the FHA prohibits landlords from discriminating against families with children under 18 years old.  For instance, landlords are prohibited from locating families with children to a certain area within the apartment complex, limiting families such