Familial Discrimination
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Federal Law : United States Of America

The Fair Housing Act prohibits a landlord from discriminating in renting based on pregnancy, households with minor children, or households securing the legal custody of a minor child. Public amenities in an apartment complex cannot discriminate against children (e.g., “No children in the pool area”).  Federal law does not protect against discrimination in the rental of housing based on marital status, but some states and local laws do... Read more...

State Law : Virginia

It is illegal in Virginia (and federally) for landlords to discriminate against tenants based on their having children, being pregnant, or otherwise their familial status. Children must be provided equal access to all facilities and services offered to adults... Read more...

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