Do you use criminal records in your tenant selection process?

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If so, you’ll want to read this.   “All levels of government should adopt requirements making it clear [that housing] cannot be denied to those with a criminal justice history, unless there is a legitimate public safety reason for doing so.” -Deborah De Santis, President and CEO of CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing)   In […]

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Disparate Impact: You don’t have to intend to discriminate to violate fair housing law!

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  Just today, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued its “final rule”   on disparate impact under the federal Fair Housing Act. This final rule responds to a heated battle between housing providers (broadly defined to include all parties involved in selling, renting, insuring, lending, and zoning of residential property in […]

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