A.D. Cantelmo Property Management
Our Business is Property Management in Orange County California
The next section of my Real Estate Renewal is the section on
Fair Housing. I have yet to run into a Realtor who discriminated, because most
Realtors only care about the bottom line. But I have run into potential clients who did not understand the laws and for me, I did not represent them.
person who wants to purchase or rent real property hopes that he or she will be
treated ethically and fairly during that transaction. Hopefully, the
person’s prospective purchase or rental will be based on objective factors such
as income and credit, rather than subjective factors such as ethnicity or
gender. To protect prospective buyers or renters from illegal
discrimination in obtaining housing, both state and federal law require those
who work in the real estate business, including related industries such as
finance, to make decisions based only on a buyer’s objective fitness to enter
into a real estate agreement.
estate licensees are required to practice within the guidelines of many federal
and state fair housing laws. They should never consider violating a
person’s rights to buy, sell, rent, or lease real property.
The Civil Rights Act of 1968
was enacted to protect the rights of individuals to secure housing without the
threat of discrimination.
Federal Fair Housing Act
Despite the breadth
of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, Congress has amended the law over the
years. Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 and the Fair Housing
Amendments Act of 1988, taken together, constitute the Fair Housing Act.
The Fair Housing Act makes it illegal for anyone to refuse to sell or rent a
property to a person because of race or any other protected group.
The Fair Housing Act
protects specific groups of people.
The Fair Housing Amendments Act of
1988 added disability and familial status to bring the total to seven protected
Seven Protected Classes under the Federal Fair Housing Act
Race Color Religion Sex
National Origin Disability Familial Status
Congress passed the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)
to provide a clear, enforceable, and comprehensive national mandate for the
elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities. A disability
is “any physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of
an individual’s major life activities.”
The best thing for any Real Estate
Broker to do and in my business of Property Management in Anaheim Ca. I follow
this rule, Treat everyone the same and there will be no problems.
A.D. Cantelmo Property
Management Specializes in Property Management in Orange County