Discrimination Claims within Community Associations (WA)

/ Owner - February 28, 2024

A person’s home is intended to be their sanctuary from the public. As such, situations which arise that affect a person’s ability to feel safe and secure in their home are particularly harmful. This is, in part, the basis for the protections provided in the Fair Housing Act. Through recent amendments to the Fair Housing Act, these protections have expanded to make persons (or entities) liable for a third party’s discriminatory conduct that the person had the power to correct. This means, in the context of community associations, an association could be held liable for the discriminatory conduct of a homeowner within the community if the association had the power to stop it.    Read the article…………………………….

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