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Raymond Buxton, II, Commissioner

RELIGION DISCRIMINATION

It is illegal to discriminate on the basis of religion in the sale, rental, financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions.
 
Examples of such discrimination include:
  • Applying different terms and conditions of housing because of religion
  • Denying a housing application, a dwelling, or evicting persons because of religion
  • Steering or restricting persons to one area of a building or complex based on religion
  • Housing advertisements stating that persons preferred or not wanted because of religion
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