Discriminatory Housing Practices by Third Parties

Many of our clients have asked us to provide guidance with regard to 24 CRF 100.700, a new rule promulgated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) pursuant to its authority under the Fair Housing Act (the “Act”). As set forth more fully below, 24 CRF 100.700 arguably imposes additional obligations on the community associations. To limit liability as a result of said obligations, we recommend that each client carefully examine each complaint involving race, color, religion, sex, familial status, national origin or handicap with heightened scrutiny, and turn over any cases of alleged discrimination to our office promptly for further evaluation and possible enforcement.    Read the article…………..

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