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Raymond Buxton, II, Commissioner

NATIONAL ORIGIN DISCRIMINATION

It is illegal to discriminate because of national origin in the sale, rental, or financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions.
 
Examples of such discrimination include:
  • Housing advertisements stating that persons are not wanted because of national origin
  • Administering rules and procedures that unfairly target persons because of national origin
  • Denying a housing application, a dwelling, or evicting persons because of national origin
  • Steering or restricting persons to one area of a building or complex because of national origin
  • Requiring persons to show extra forms of identification to apply for housing, such as green card, passport or social security card.
  • Housing advertisements stating that persons are preferred or not wanted because of national origin
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