Join PPSC this year and acquire a few memories, as we celebrate 43 years of programing at this year’s 26th Annual Rock N Bowl – Downton Alley. PPSC provides a network of critical social services, which are likely already supporting the health and welfare of our community. Here is merely a sample of a few ways our community benefits from […]
DEAF AND THOSE WHO USE WHEELCHAIRS
FACE ADDED DISCRIMINATION IN RENTAL HOUSING MARKET
National study finds deaf, hard of hearing, and those in wheelchairs told about fewer homes
WASHINGTON – Well-qualified homeseekers who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as homeseekers who use wheelchairs, are told about fewer available housing units than comparable homeseekers who can hear and walk, according […]
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an attempt to narrow the scope of the Fair Housing Act, one of the nation’s most important civil rights laws.
In the 5-4 vote, the “court acknowledges the Fair Housing Act’s continuing role in moving the nation toward a more integrated society,” the court wrote. The ruling said a housing discrimination case can […]
When a landlord rents property to a tenant as a place to live in, the property must be in a “habitable” condition. “Habitable” means fit to live in. It is important that you know what to do if your home you are renting is not fit to live in. We have received many calls in the last week about […]
Both federal and state of California law protects the following classes of people from discrimination in housing (a “class” is a group of people who have common characteristics or attributes such as skin color, gender, etc.).
Disabled people have significant protections when they rent living space. First, when you are seeking a rental, landlords are not allowed to ask […]
With each roll of the ball you will be making a difference in the life of a hungry homebound senior.
With each song you will help a teen make good decisions about the path they are on.
With a crash of the pins you will ensure that a hungry family will be fed fresh and healthy vegetables.
Sing along, you will be […]
Let’s face it we are pretty lucky, we have the luxury of doing simple things like making lists of what we need to get done. Mine is: live simply, dream big, be grateful, give love, share and laugh lots! What is your list? I want to add one more thing to it – GOLF IN THE DARK. I know […]
The Sonoma County Small Claims Advisors Office provides free procedural and legal information to Small Claims litigants regarding their rights and responsibilities under California Law. They help claimants with a variety of issues and disputes. Most common are landlord-tenant disputes, unfulfilled contracts, complaints about contractors and disputes among neighbors. About 50 percent have already filed claims or received a […]
Both federal and State of California law protects the following classes of people from discrimination in housing (a “class” is a group of people who have common characteristics or attributes such as skin color, gender, etc.). A property owner/manager or his or her agent is prohibited from refusing to rent, lease, or sell housing accommodations based on the following: