Fair Housing Ordinance put to the test in Houston

This is an interesting report.  The Fair Housing Act has design requirements for new construction of multi-family housing, but the Act also protects individuals with disabilities from discrimination in the sale or rental of housing.

Putting New Ordinance to Legal Test

March 18, 2009

by: Pat Hernandez

A Houston homeowner is being sued for discrimination for not selling his home to a neighbor. The suit filed by the city marks the first test of Houston’s fair housing ordinance. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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