Familial Status Discrimination – Part II: Tenancy

Author: Trina M. Clayton It is important to understand that familial status discrimination may occur at any stage of property rental.  Our earlier blog described some of the pitfalls a landlord might run into during the pre-tenancy period.  Here, we will explore potential areas of concern during tenancy. Examples of Familial Status Discrimination Refusing to rent to families with children. Charging a higher security deposit to families with children even if the family has a good rental history. Increasing rent … Continued