The Increasing Prevalence of Testing Under The Fair Housing Act

As landlords and management companies, I understand that you want to treat people fairly, and that you strive to stay within the confines of the Fair Housing Act.  Unfortunately, I have seen many well-intentioned owners and management companies caught off-guard by a housing discrimination claim

As I have discussed in a previous post, the general rule under the federal Fair Housing Act is that the requesting tenant is responsible for the costs associated with a reasonable modification (meaning a structural change) to the property.  But what happens when a tenant requests a modification that should have already been part of

Under the Fair Housing Act, property owners and management companies are required to ensure that all tenants have an equal opportunity to use and enjoy a property.  Generally, this means that management must grant reasonable accommodation and modification requests where necessary to afford a tenant the full use of the property.  But what is the