Monday, October 17, 2011

Discrimination

The Fair Housing Council of Greater San Antonio provides assistance for groups of people who feel they have been discriminated against renting a house or apartment. Who do they protect?

Protected Classes

  • Color
  • Sex
  • National origin
  • Religion
  • Disability
  • Familial status
  • Race

In San Antonio, the local ordinance includes “age” as an additional protected class.

They use the Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, along with the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988, is called the Fair Housing Act.