familial status

familial status

Under the Fair Housing Act, a protected class of people who live in a household with one or more persons under the age of 18 years and are the parent,legal guardian,or custodial adult for the minor.The concept includes pregnant women and people attempting to gain custody of a minor. Except for elderly housing, one may not discriminate against someone on the basis of familial status.

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Non-Discrimination Statement The California Walnut Commission (CWC) prohibits discrimination in all programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance programs.
Currently, New York State law only prohibits discrimination based on familial status in the areas of housing and credit, however, employees often suffer from stereotypes relative to their status as parents or guardians of children under the age of eighteen.
IREM opposes policies and practices which are known to have a disparate impact on any demographic group defined by race, religion, national origin, sex, handicap, familial status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
The multifamily industry supports the Fair Housing Act and is committed to providing quality rental housing without regard to race, religion, color, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.
After the visit (when the aunt and uncle bent over backward to not bring up any subjects that could cause dissension), the aunt wrote that future visits would not be in the cards until nephew-in-law referred to them with their familial status.
This workshop will focus on issues such as accommodations for those with disabilities, familial status, sexual orientation and domestic violence.
It would apply a standard to make any practice that results in a disparate impact for a protected class, for example race, color, religion, sex, familial status, or national origin, a violation of the Fair Housing Act, a NAMIC official says.
The report establishes how human resource professionals can use a combination of automated and manual review processes while ignoring information that is not legally allowable in the hiring process, such as the “protected class” characteristics defined by federal anti-discrimination law (race, religion, national origin, age, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, disability status, and other qualities that are not allowed to be used as decision points).
Newman further explains that most children are cautious of their new sibling because many older children view them as threats to their familial status.
That, in turn, was a violation of the Fair Housing Act, said regulators, because it limited her ability to obtain financing based on her "sex and/or familial status.
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Consistent with this policy of promoting inclusiveness and diversity, the association does not discriminate against any individual because of such individual's actual or perceived race, color, national origin, citizenship status, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, familial status or responsibilities, U.
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