FAIR HOUSING

  • Tip 1: Reasonable Accommodations Require an Interactive Process  |English| |Spanish| 

Fair Housing Tip of the Month Campaign, 2014-15

  • Tip 2: Fair Housing Reasonable Accommodations and Confidentiality  |English| |Spanish| 

Funded by a grant from the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development Fair Housing Initiatives Program (Grant #FH400G13044).
Fair Housing laws prohibit discrimination in housing based on the following characteristics: Race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status,* ancestry,* familial status, disability, sexual orientation,* source of income.* (*Indicates a prohibited basis for discrimination in California, but not under federal law.)
Disclaimer: The Fair Housing Tip of the Month program is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have a legal question, please contact MHAS or another attorney of your choice.
  • Tip 4: Competing Requests for Reasonable Accommodation  |English| |Spanish| 

  • Tip 5: Rights of Hospitalized Patients to Maintain Housing  |English| |Spanish| 

  • Tip 6: Request for Reasonable Modifications  |English| |Spanish| 

  • Tip 9: Threatened Eviction Due to Tenant's In-Home Caregiver  |English| |Spanish| 

  • Tip 10: Fair Housing and the Right to Quiet Enjoyment  |English| |Spanish| 

  • Tip 11: Fair Housing Act Covers Guests with Disabilities  |English| |Spanish| 

  • Tip 12: Requests for Reasonable Accommodation upon Three-Day Notice to Cure  |English| |Spanish| 

  • Tip 13: Request for Reasonable Accommodations when Eviction is Threatened  |English| |Spanish| 

  • Tip 14: Reasonable Accommodation when a Tenant Seeks Early Lease Termination  |English| |Spanish| 

Fair Housing Tip of the Month Archive (Archive currently unavailable) 

  • Fair Housing Tip of the Month Campaign, 2011-12
    Multilingual campaign with fair housing tips in nine languages.

  • Fair Housing Tip of the Month Campaign, 2009-10
    Tips for mental health consumers, family members, advocates, mental health organizations and housing providers.

  • Fair Housing Tip of the Month Campaign, 2006-07
    Tips for emergency shelter operators and transitional housing providers.

Other Fair Housing Publications

  • Fair Housing in Your Neighborhood (2004)
    A guide to understanding how fair housing laws protect people with disabilities in California (available in six languages).