Disability Discrimination in Housing

Learn about what activities are considered disability discrimination in Housing and how we protect your rights.

The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing and related transactions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, "handicap" and national origin.

The Law

The Massachusetts Fair Housing statute prohibits discrimination based onĀ of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, children, handicap, and receipt of public assistance or housing subsidy in the selling, renting or leasing of housing accommodations, commercial space, or land intended for use as such.

Your Rights

Your Responsibilities