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Fair Housing Act Podcast

Discrimination around housing

Posted on 03/26/2024at7:43 pm

In this episode of What’s the Law Say?, Clint chats with Ed Sharpe about the Fair Housing Act, which prevents discrimination against tenants in protected classes. They discuss protections under the Federal Act, as well as West Virginia state law. They define a protected class and they discuss a tenant’s rights if they believe they are the victim of discrimination, including discrimination because of a disability. This episode provides resources to file a complaint with the Human Rights Commission in West Virginia or Housing and Urban Development Dept.