PPSC Rock N Bowl 2017 “the business of life is the acquisition of memories”

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 […]

January 25th, 2017|Featured, Uncategorized|Comments Off on PPSC Rock N Bowl 2017 “the business of life is the acquisition of memories”|

Santa Rosa Housing Series

The following series of City Council meetings are designed to provide information on actions and opportunities specific to housing development, from the review process to funding.

Links to the reports can be found at: www.SRCity.org/HousingSeries

 FEBRUARY 23, 2016

Funding Resources for Housing: Revenues that can be redirected and/or adjusted for housing projects

Process Improvement Action Plan: Process improvements specific to the […]

February 18th, 2016|Housing|Comments Off on Santa Rosa Housing Series|

Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity for the Deaf

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 […]

August 12th, 2015|Featured, Housing|Comments Off on Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity for the Deaf|

Supreme Court Preserves Protections of Fair Housing Law

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 […]

June 25th, 2015|Featured, Housing|Comments Off on Supreme Court Preserves Protections of Fair Housing Law|

Is your home fit to live in?

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 […]

April 5th, 2015|Housing|Comments Off on Is your home fit to live in?|

CAN A LANDLORD DISCRIMINATE AGAINST CERTAIN KINDS OF TENANTS?

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 […]

February 25th, 2015|Housing|Comments Off on CAN A LANDLORD DISCRIMINATE AGAINST CERTAIN KINDS OF TENANTS?|

You don’t have to be a Rock Star, Super Hero or Movie Star to help residents in our community!

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 […]

February 4th, 2015|Counseling, Featured, Housing, Petaluma Bounty, Seniors, Serving Families, Volunteers|Comments Off on You don’t have to be a Rock Star, Super Hero or Movie Star to help residents in our community!|

PPSC asks you to help make a list that counts….Golf in the 2014 Neon Rose

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 […]

Sonoma County Small Claims Advisors new phone number and information

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 […]

May 7th, 2014|Housing|0 Comments|
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    Can a landlord discriminate against certain kinds of tenants in California?

Can a landlord discriminate against certain kinds of tenants in California?

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:

Federal […]

October 10th, 2013|Housing|0 Comments|