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Housing Discrimination

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Find helpful articles and free legal forms related to housing discrimination by following the links below.

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Do I Have A Right To An Emotional Support Pet Even If My Housing Is "No Pets Allowed"?

This "Fair Housing Information Sheet" discusses your right, if you are disabled, to have an emotional support or service pet even if your landlord does not allow pets.

Fair Housing Information: Eliminating Financial Barriers in the Application Process

This article discusses how the Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA) can help you if you are disabled and there are financial barriers preventing you from finding housing.

Fair Housing Information: Neighbors Buying Property to Prevent Group Home

This article discusses the legality of a situation where neighbors pool their money together to buy property in order to prevent the establishment of a group home.

Integrated Housing Options for People with Mental Illness

This article discusses common legal issues relating to housing for the mentally ill and the American's with Disabilities Act.

Discrimination in Housing (FAQ)

Explains what housing discrimination is, who's protected and what you can do if you feel you have been discriminated against.

How to File a Housing Discrimination Complaint

Learn about what you can do if you feel you’ve been discriminated against in housing. Find out more about the steps in the complaint process.

Do I Have A Right To An Emotional Support Pet Even If My Housing Is "No Pets Allowed"?

This "Fair Housing Information Sheet" discusses your right, if you are disabled, to have an emotional support or service pet even if your landlord does not allow pets.

Assistance Animals

Information about assistance animals for disabilities (also called service animals, companion animals/pets, or therapy animals.)

Fair Housing Information Sheet: Disability Discrimination in the Housing Application Process

This booklet discusses your legal rights and protections when you are going through a housing application and screening process and you are disabled. This article addresses what questions your landlord can ask you during the application process and when a landlord can lawfully reject your application.

Fair Housing Information: Eliminating Financial Barriers in the Application Process

This article discusses how the Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA) can help you if you are disabled and there are financial barriers preventing you from finding housing.

Fair Housing Rights for People with Disabilities

Learn about your rights when applying for housing and during your tenancy. Find out how to ask for a reasonable accommodation and what to do if you are denied a reasonable accommodation or discriminated against.

Fair Housing Information: Neighbors Buying Property to Prevent Group Home

This article discusses the legality of a situation where neighbors pool their money together to buy property in order to prevent the establishment of a group home.

Integrated Housing Options for People with Mental Illness

This article discusses common legal issues relating to housing for the mentally ill and the American's with Disabilities Act.

Housing Discrimination and Domestic Violence

Learn what the law says about discrimination against victims of domestic violence in housing, and steps you can take to protect your rights.

Service Animals

The Montana Human Rights Act and other state law, the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, the federal Fair Housing Act, and the 1973 Rehabilitation Act protect the right of persons with disabilities to use service animals to aid them in various settings.

The Basics of Renting a Home in Montana

Covers some basic FAQs about renting a home in the state of Montana.

Your Housing Rights if You're a Survivor of Domestic Violence

A landlord cannot reject your application for housing, apply rules differently, or evict you because you have been abused. Learn how to protect your housing rights if you are a victim of domestic violence.

Your Rights in Housing if You're Disabled

Information about your rights in private or public housing if you have a disability.

Your Section 8 Legal Rights: Tenant Rights

Learn about your tenant rights and how to protect them in the federal housing programs that exist in all 50 states -- the Housing Choice Voucher (also called "Section 8") program and project-based housing assistance.

Emotional Support Animal Sample Letter

This sample letter can be completed by service providers and given to a landlord to show that an emotional support animal was prescribed to a tenant.

Motion to Appoint Interpreter (write-in-the-blank form)

You can use this form to ask the court to appoint an interpreter for you in a lawsuit if you a person who has a limited ability to read, write, or understand English or if you have a hearing impairment and require interpretation services.

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