On April 11, 1968, seven days after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law. This seminal piece of civil rights legislation was a direct response to the demands of civils rights leaders across our country and marked the beginning of housing choice for all families, regardless of their […]
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 […]