We found a three-bedroom apartment we loved in a great neighborhood with good schools and a beautiful park. But the landlord told us to live someplace else that would be better for our family. We filed a complaint with HUD, and now we have a wonderful place to live.
Here are some telltale signs of housing discrimination against families with children:
- Allowing only one child per bedroom
- Charging a higher security deposit for families with kids
- Limiting families with children to the first floor or certain buildings
- Refusing to rent to families with children
Fair Housing Is Your Right. Use It.