Discrimination

Stateside Legal: Fair Housing

Overview on housing protections for people with disabilities and their families. Read More.

Stateside Legal: Fair Lending Protections

Discrimination in mortgage lending is prohibited by the federal Fair Housing Act. Read More.

Disability.gov

Disability.gov is a clearinghouse of the U.S. federal government for information on disability programs and services nationwide. Read More.

North Carolina General Statutes, § 41A, State Fair Housing Act

The State Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to discriminate in housing because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental handicaps, or family status (families with children). Read More.

Legal Aid of North Carolina: Fair Housing for People with Disabilities

Legal Aid of North Carolina provides about how the federal Fair Housing Act and the State Fair Housing Act affect people with disabilities. Read More.

Disability Rights NC: Your Housing Rights

Disability Rights NC provides a factsheet that covers the basics of fair housing, who fair housing law covers, reasonable accommodations and modifications, and service and comfort animals. Read More.

Disability Rights NC: Animals & the Fair Housing Act

Disability Rights NC provides information about the Fair Housing Acts protections for those with service and companion animals including who is protected, what type of housing is covered, the meaning of reasonable accommodation, how to request accommodations, and what to do if an accommodation is denied.  Read More.

Legal Aid of North Carolina: Grievance Hearing Public Housing Authority

Legal Aid of North Carolina provides information about tenant’s right Read More.

Legal Aid of North Carolina: Earned Income Disregard

Legal Aid of North Carolina provides information about eligibility of public housing resident to seek rent freeze upon an increase of income. Read More.

Legal Aid of North Carolina: Landlord / Tenant Law

Legal Aid of North Carolina provides information about landlord / tenant law including tenant’s duties, Read More.