Public Assistance Discrimination in Housing

Learn about how it is illegal to discriminate against someone who benefits from public assistance in housing and how we protect your rights.

Landlords may not discriminate against potential or current tenants based on the receipt of public assistance or the requirements of the public assistance program, including the Section 8 program.

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