Discrimination Archive

Discrimination and some ways to avoid it

According to law, a landlord is not allowed to discriminate against people because of their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, children, past involvement in a discrimination complaint, veteran status, or status as a recipient of public assistance. The following are some of the ways landlords may avoid [&hellip

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Landlord fined for not controlling racially charged tenant fight

 Case goes to MCAD and AG June 2012  Part I: The story The Massachusetts Attorney Gen­eral (AG) found a Worcester landlord guilty and fined him for racial dis­crimination because he “failed to stop” racial harassment between two neigh­boring tenants, one black, one white, who got into a fight in his three-family house that he owned [&hellip

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