Housing Discrimination

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Assistance Animals

By: Montana Fair Housing

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

Discrimination in Housing (FAQ)

By: Montana Fair Housing

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

Fair Housing Rights for People with Disabilities

By: The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

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.

Housing Discrimination and Domestic Violence

By: American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

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

By: Disability Rights Montana

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.

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Emotional Support Animal Sample Letter

By: Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

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.


Your Section 8 Legal Rights: Tenant Rights

By: California Courts Self Help Center

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.