Age Discrimination
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Federal Law : United States Of America

While federal law doesn’t protect against discrimination against age, some state laws prohibit landlords from doing so (e.g., New York City). Additionally, some jurisdictions forbid discrimination based on appearance. Landlords violate such state laws if applicants are suddenly denied when they appear to sign the lease. For example, it may be illegal to deny a rental because a tenant looks old or has a certain hairstyle/piercing... Read more...

State Law : Virginia

Discrimination based on age is prohibited in Virginia. This means that landlords cannot discriminate against the tenant on the basis of age Virginiadwhich is defined as someone 55 and over. Additionally, children and families are also protected from discrimination... Read more...

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