It is hard enough for anyone to find decent affordable housing.
Finding housing may be even harder for women who are survivors of domestic violence. Why would this be? Information on fair housing laws and what tenants can do if a landlord discriminates against them. The Fair Housing Amendments Act of made a lot of changes in fair housing law. One of the changes dealt with making apartments accessible.
When does an apartment have to meet the fair housing accessibility requirements? Test your knowledge of the law with a three-question quiz about fair housing issues. Finding housing is a concern for those with a criminal record. Many landlords will not rent to someone with a criminal record. Some tenants who have a disagreement with their landlord, or fall behind in the rent are threatened with eviction.