Alabama Fair Housing Laws

The the State of Alabama it is unlawful for a landlord to commit any of the following acts upon the tenant:

-To refuse to sell or rent or refuse to negotiate to any potential tenant because of race, color religion sex, familial status, or national origin.

-To refuse to sell or rent after the making of a bona fide offer, to refuse to negotiate for the sale or rental of, or otherwise to make unavailable or deny a dwelling to any tenant because of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, or national origin.

-To discriminate against any tenant in the terms & conditions of sale or rental of a dwelling because of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, or national origin.

-To make, print or publish any notice, statement, or advertisement with respect to the sale or rental of a dwelling that indicates any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin or an intention to make the preference, limitation, or discrimination.

-To represent that any dwelling is not available because of the tenant’s race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

-To discriminate in the sale or rental of a dwelling to any buyer or tenant because of a handicap of:

  • -That buyer or tenant
  • -A person intending to reside in that dwelling after it is sold, rented
  • -Any person associated with that buyer or renter

-To discriminate against a person in the terms and conditions of sale or rental of a dwelling because of a handicap of:

a. That tenant
b. A person intending to reside in that dwelling after it is sold or rent
c. Any person associated with that buyer or tenant

For more information about Alabama Fair Housing Laws please go to:

http://codes.lp.findlaw.com/alcode/24/8/24-8-4#sthash.GZnJY6t4.dpuf
http://codes.lp.findlaw.com/alcode/24/8/24-8-4

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