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Housing rights.

Housing rights.

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Published by Shelter in London .
Written in English


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SeriesA Shelter guide
ContributionsShelter.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19763255M

  If you are a tenant of poor housing or a legal advisor advising tenants (or their landlords) – then this is the book you want to have on your desk. It will tell you what the law is, what your rights are, what compensation you can expect and the options for funding your claim.   Renters' Rights is packed with the critical legal and practical information that every tenant needs, including: The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights and Responsibilities, Check out university and corporate housing Edition: 9th.

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Fair Housing of Sonoma offers downloadable brochures, booklets, and other resources for renters, homeowners and housing industry professionals. View Fair Housing Literature Download the flyer (in English and Spanish) below of our comprehensive fair housing services in Sonoma County (except the city of Petaluma). To get your copy of the Landlord & Tenant Guide, you can click on the guides below to download, you can stop by our office at E. King Street, Lancaster, PA to get a copy, or contact our Fair Housing Outreach Manager, Brittany Mellinger at [email protected] or ext. to .


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Fair Housing Rights and Obligations Learn more about the many fair housing laws enforced by FHEO and how those laws can help you. It is illegal to discriminate in the sale or rental of housing, including against individuals seeking a mortgage or housing assistance, or in other housing-related activities.

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What is the Green Book. NHLP’s Green Book is the definitive treatise on the laws governing HUD’s housing programs. For anyone working with tenants, this is a must-have resource.

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Tenants should expect to live in safe, well-maintained buildings that are free from vermin, leaks, and hazardous conditions. Laws protect tenants from Housing rights. book and discrimination. Tenants have responsibilities to their building owners and other. The federal Fair Housing Acts apply to all aspects of the landlord-tenant relationship.

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set more restrictive standards for selecting tenants or Author: Marcia Stewart. Effective guarantees of housing rights require con­sultation, dialogue, nego­tiation and compromise rather than coercion, force, repression and exclusion. Activists must therefore acquire relevant skills for building consensus around is­sues relating to the right to housing.

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NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with author Richard Rothstein about his new book, The Color of Law, which details how federal housing policies in the. The Fair Housing Act of prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin or sex.

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Housing Conditions: tenants’ rights is the definitive legal guide to bad housing conditions in rented accommodation in covers the private rented sector, council housing and homes let by housing associations or other social landlords. The rights and duties of landlords and tenants in Minnesota are spelled out in federal law, state statutes, local ordinances, safety and housing codes, common law, contract law, and a number of court decisions.

These responsibilities can vary from place to place around the state. Certain rights and duties apply to landlords and tenants. Civil rights victories had already been won with the passage of the Civil Rights Act of and the Voting Rights Act ofbut fair housing legislation (enacted in ) was much harder to achieve.

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The document can be downloaded for free. There is currently no state agency that enforces provisions in the Act, and because most landlord/tenant relations are Location: Housing Law in Practice NI is updated on a regular basis to ensure that you have instant access to the most up-to-date information on housing law, policy and practice in NI.

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