MONTGOMERY COUNTY FAIR HOUSING
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What are "Reasonable Accommodations and Reasonable Modifications"?
Various federal laws require housing providers to make reasonable accommodations and reasonable modifications for individuals with disabilities. Federal nondiscrimination laws that protect against disability discrimination cover not only tenants and home seekers with disabilities, but also buyers and renters without disabilities who live or are associated with individuals with disabilities. These laws also prohibit housing providers from refusing residency to persons with disabilities, or placing conditions on their residency, because they require reasonable accommodations or modifications. Click the link below to read more:
Your Rights As A Renter
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development maintains up to date information about the Fair Housing Act and housing discrimination across the country. Read more at:
Download informational booklet:
- April is Fair Housing Month
- Fair Housing Resolution - April 2023
- Furthering Fair Housing
- Fair Housing Liaison
- Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
- How to File A Complaint
The Fair Housing Act was enacted by Congress as Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. Under the current law, it is unlawful to discriminate in any aspect relating to the sale, rental, advertising, or financing of dwellings based on seven protected classifications, specifically: Race, color, religion, national origin, sex, handicap or familial status.
You can recognize if you are a victim of housing discrimination—and protect your rights—if you know what actions by landlords, sellers, lenders and others are against the law.