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The ABCs of Fair Housing Law

An area of law with which property managers (and many attorneys) have difficulty is Fair Housing law, particularly with regard to service animals. Admittedly, dealing with these issues can be confusing for a variety of reasons. Property managers need basic knowledge of the issues and law to safely stay within the law’s confines and prevent needless litigation. […]

Disparate Impact Theory and Fair Housing Law

The Florida Bar recently published an article authored by Allison K. Bethel entitled “Fair Housing and Criminal Records Policies” (The Florida Bar Out-of-State Division, Summer 2017, p. 6). The content of this article, and possible future fair housing legal trends, should be understood and considered by property managers when using a rental application criteria, as they […]