Realogy throws support behind LGBT housing protection bill

John Peyton, president and CEO of Realogy’s Franchise Group, announced his parent company’s support of the Fair and Equal Housing Act, a bill up for consideration by Congress that is designed to prevent anti-LGBT housing discrimination nationwide. 

Court rules landlords are liable for tenant-on-tenant discrimination

A judge reinstated a Fair Housing Act lawsuit against Glen St. Andrew Living Community for failing to protect a lesbian tenant from harassment by tenants.

HUD charges Minnesota homeowners and their Realtor with discrimination

Minnesota homeowners and their Realtor are being charged by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) with discrimination.

Alabama landlord sued for allegedly demanding sex from tenants

An northern Alabama landlord is facing a lawsuit from the Department of Justice (DOJ) over allegations that he demanded sexual acts from female tenants in exchange for rent or to prevent eviction.

San Fran RE company pays family $12K for Fair Housing Act violation

HUD has awarded a San Francisco family $12,000 after two real estate companies refused to move it to a smoke-free building for the sake of an infant who has a disability.

Most minorities still live in segregated neighborhoods: study

Released last week, the Apartment List study determined a so-called “segregation index” for 50 of the nation’s largest cities using U.S. Census Bureau data.

Nearly 40% of minorities still live in segregated neighborhoods: study

Released last week, the Apartment List study determined a so-called “segregation index” for 50 of the nation’s largest cities using U.S. Census Bureau data.

Nevada woman awarded $6K after being denied service animal

Owners of a Reno, Nevada, housing complex and a local real estate agency are being ordered to pay a prospective tenant $6,000 after they reportedly denied her request for a service animal, according to the United States Department of Housing and Urban …

Window to the Law: Creating a Cybersecurity Program

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) to inform and educate members about important aspects of being a real estate professional. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily Real Estate Advisor. Watch the new Window to the Law video from the National Association […]

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