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How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Violations Regarding Fair Housing

1. National Origin, Race or Color While it is unacceptable to use language that describes the housing, neighborhood or neighbors in a racial way or using ethnic terms, it is acceptable to use words such as “master bedroom”, “desirable neighborhood” and “exceptional find” in your advertising. These terms are factual without being influential as to […]

[VIDEO] Top 10 Fair Housing Mistakes

It’s Hip to be Fair Because April is Fair Housing Month, it is the perfect time to review the top 10 Fair Housing mistakes, which are commonly made by landlords and property management personnel. Discrimination means treating someone differently because of their membership in a protected class. There are seven protected classes defined by the […]

When May a Landlord Legally Enter an Occupied Rental Property?

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When is advance notice required? According to Marcia Stewart and NOLO Law for All, landlords may enter a rented premises only in the following circumstances: To make needed repairs, to show property to prospective tenants or purchasers and to determine whether repairs are necessary. Typically, a landlord may not enter just to check up on […]