Equal Housing Opportunity

All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intent to make any such preferences, limitation, or discrimination. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law.

All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.

State law prohibits discrimination in housing

 

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) is responsible for enforcing state fair housing laws that make it illegal to discriminate because of the categories listed in the box “Who is Protected?” The law applies to landlords, real estate agents, home sellers, builders, mortgage lenders, and others. The law prohibits discrimination in all aspects of the housing business, including:

  • Renting or leasing

  • Sales

  • Mortgage lending and insurance

  • Advertising

  • Practices such as restrictive covenants

  • New construction

Some examples of housing discrimination

When based on the categories listed in the box “Who is Protected,” it is illegal to:

  • Refuse to sell, rent, or lease rooms, apartments, condos or houses

  • Represent that a housing accommodation is not available for inspection, sale, or rental when it is in fact available

  • Deny a home loan or homeowner’s insurance

  • Offer inferior terms, conditions, privileges, facilities or services in connection with the housing accommodation

  • Refuse to permit, at a disabled tenant’s expense, reasonable modifications when necessary to accommodate a disability

  • Refuse to make reasonable accommodations in housing rules, policies, practices, or services where necessary to afford a disabled person equal opportunity to use and enjoy a dwelling

  • Retaliate against someone filing a complaint or asserting their rights under the fair housing law.

Housing Rights Booklet: Know Your Top Fair Housing Rights (printed in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, and Tagalog):
https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/04/housingrights_booklet_F4_spreads.pdf