Author: Edna Silva

Fair Housing Laws

Fair housing laws are intended to protect minorities, women, the aged and other vulnerable people from being the victims of discrimination and harassment in public places, including housing, when it is a reasonable result of their race or ethnic origin. However, there are several exceptions which can be used in a discriminatory manner. This article […]

The Role Of The FHO

The Role Of The FHO The Equal Opportunities Housing Act, otherwise known as the HUD Fair Housing Act, is a federal law that prohibits discrimination in real estate dealings based on race, religion, sex or national origin. It was established by the Office of Equal Opportunity in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development […]