Understanding Massachusetts Civil Rights Law

Massachusetts Civil Rights law prohibits discrimination in these areas:

  • Mortgage, lending, and credit businesses
  • Housing rentals
  • Housing sales

Discrimination begins when a lender, landlord, or realtor treats individuals differently than others because of their membership in a particular group.

Here are guides and resources to help you understand Massachusetts Civil Rights Law in relation to loan applicants and housing candidates who want to rent or buy property.