What is the Fair Housing Act?

The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin,religion, sex, familial status and disability in the following residential real estate related transactions.
         -   Leasing an apartment
         -   Selling a home
         -   Making available mortgage loans
         -   Providing information on mortgage loans
         -   The terms and conditions of a mortgage loan (for example: offering a different
              interest rate, points or fees that vary as to personal characteristics)
         -   Appraising real estate.

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1. Is my rental income subject to the Housing Board Tax?
2. What is the Fair Housing Act?
3. What housing is covered?
4. What is prohibited?
5. What is housing discrimination?
6. What should I do if I have questions or think my rights have been violated?