PALawHelp.orgPALawHelp.org

Housing Discrimination and Fair Housing

Legal Information > Information from the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network

Hispanic Couple

This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Housing Discrimination and Fair Housing issues in Pennsylvania.

  • A Disabled Tenant’s Rights to A Reasonable Accommodation

    Information from MidPenn Legal Services on when a tenant may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation from a landlord when renting a home or apartment. [PDF] Content Detail

    By:
    MidPenn Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

    Information from the Fair Housing Law Center on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's mandate to administer the Department’s housing and urban development programs in a manner to affirmatively further fair housing. Content Detail

    By:
    Fair Housing Law Center
  • Fair Housing Guide

    This Fair Housing Guide from Fair Housing Law Center is designed to provide the necessary information, tools, and resources needed to identify and report possible incidents of housing discrimination. [PDF] Content Detail

    By:
    Fair Housing Law Center
  • Fair Housing is Your Right - Use It! (Video)

    Federal, state and local laws promote fair housing and prohibit housing discrimination. This video from North Penn Legal Services explains your right to Fair Housing. Read More

    By:
    North Penn Legal Services
  • Hoarding: Know Your Rights

    This handbook provides information for people who struggle with hoarding, clutter, and home maintenance problems. Read More

    By:
    North Penn Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Reasonable Accommodations

    Information from the Fair Housing Law Center about what are reasonable accommodations and when can you ask for and get them. Content Detail

    By:
    Fair Housing Law Center
  • Reasonable Modifications

    Information from the Fair Housing Law Center on reasonable modifications, which are defined as structural changes made to existing premises, occupied or to be occupied by a person with a disability, in order to afford such person full enjoyment of the premises. Content Detail

    By:
    Fair Housing Law Center
  • What Is Fair Housing?

    Information from the Fair Housing Law Center on the provisions of the Fair Housing Act that prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings based on membership in certain protected classes. Content Detail

    By:
    Fair Housing Law Center