Kansas Fair Housing Laws

In the State of Kansas, it is unlawful for a landlord to discriminate against a tenant based on race, religion, color, sex, disability, familial status, national origin or ancestry in any of the following situations:

  • -It is unlawful to refuse to 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.

  • -It is unlawful to discriminate against any tenant in the terms, conditions, or privileges of rental of a dwelling, or in the provision of services or facilities in connection therewith.

  • -It is unlawful to make, print, or publish, or cause to be made, printed, or published, any notice, statement, or advertisement with respect to the rental of a dwelling that indicates any preference, limitation, or discrimination.

  • -It is unlawful to represent to any tenant that any dwelling is not available for rent when such dwelling is in fact so available.

  • -It is unlawful, for profit, to induce or attempt to induce any tenant to rent any dwelling by a representation regarding the entry or prospective entry into the neighborhood of a person.

  • -It is unlawful to discriminate in the rental of, or to otherwise make unavailable or deny, a dwelling to any buyer or renter because of a handicap of:
    (a)   That tenant
    (b)   A person residing in or intending to reside in that dwelling after it is rented
    (c)   Any person associated with the renter

  • -It is unlawful to discriminate against any tenant in the terms & conditions of the rental of a dwelling because of a handicap of:
    (a)   That tenant
    (b)   A person residing in or intending to reside in that dwelling after it is rented
    (c)   Any person associated with the renter

For more information about West Virginia Fair Housing Laws please go to:

http://kansasstatutes.lesterama.org/Chapter_44/Article_10/#44-1016
http://apartments.about.com/od/kansas/a/Kansas-Fair-Housing-Law-Protected-Classes-Under-State-Law.htm


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