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Fair Housing Update: Review of 2010 Fair Housing Trends Report

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Fair Housing / Discrimination / Comments

A large segment of my work involves advising landlords and property managers about fair housing laws and counseling them what they can and cannot do in the rental industry with regard to the federal and state fair housing laws and discrimination in general.  As such, I recently took the time to read the National Fair Housing Alliance's (NFHA) 2010 Fair Housing Trends Report which was published May 26, 2010.  To provide you ...

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Must A Landlord Provide A Census Taker with Information About His Tenants?

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Census / Comments

I have recently recieved several calls from my landlord and property manager clients asking me whether or not they have to provide census workers (called "census enumerators" or "census takers" ) with information about their tenants.  Census employees started knocking on the doors of those who failed to return their census questionnaire on May 1st and will continue to do so until July 10th.The short answer to the question is "yes."   If a census taker ...

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