Racist/Discriminatory Language must be eliminated from Community Association Governing Documents (OH)

A recent lawsuit was filed against recorders in all 88 Ohio counties to require the removal of racist language from recorded documents. Discriminatory restrictive covenants can found in deeds and governing documents pre-dating the Fair Housing Act of 1968. These restrictions prohibit certain ethnic or religious groups from purchasing property.


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