Equal Housing Opportunity
Rentsiouxempire.com does business in accordance with the federal Fair Housing Act. This law states that it is illegal to discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. Property owners and managers are also subject to the federal Fair Housing Act.
The Civil Rights Act of 1866
The Civil Rights Act of 1866 prohibits all racial discrimination in the sale or rental of property.
The Fair Housing Act
The Fair Housing Act declares a national policy of fair housing throughout the United States, making illegal any discrimination in the sale, lease or rental of housing, or making housing otherwise unavailable, because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities in places of public accommodations and commercial facilities.
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act makes discrimination unlawful with respect to any aspect of a credit application on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age.
State and Local Laws
State and local laws often provide broader coverage and prohibit discrimination based on additional classes not covered by federal law.
If You Suspect Discrimination
Call the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
You can contact HUD on the Internet at http://www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/index.cfm.