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Tag: Fair Housing

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What you need to know about assistance animals

04/07/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Learn what the federal Fair Housing Act requires of you when it comes to allowing assistance animals.

Categories: Legal

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Can you refuse to rent to smokers?

03/23/2017 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

If you institute a no-smokers policy, be sure to enforce it consistently.

Categories: Legal, Landlords, Renters

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Are your marketing messages legal?

11/09/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

There are ways to target your marketing and comply with fair housing rules.

Categories: Business tips, Legal

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What property managers need to know about assistance animals

08/24/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Get a closer look at what fair-housing rules allow.

Categories: Property Management, Legal, Landlords

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What you should know about the U.S. Supreme Court’s fair-housing decision

07/02/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Get an explanation of the recent ruling on disparate impact under the Fair Housing Act.

Categories: Legal

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True or false? There are exceptions to fair-housing laws

04/14/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Take this quiz to test your fair-housing knowledge.

Categories: Legal

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Does this ad violate fair-housing laws?

10/10/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Find out what you’re allowed to say about your listings.

Categories: Legal, Renters

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How you’re violating fair-housing laws

04/10/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Make sure you know the answers to these fair-housing questions.

Categories: Business tips

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Can you charge a pet deposit for an assistance animal?

04/07/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

A disabled tenant asked for this accommodation.

Categories: Legal