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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Fundamentalisms of any stripe, including your own, are incompatible with core American values such as freedom of thought, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, freedom of the press, freedom of and from religion, egalitarianism, universal suffrage, and equality under the law without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, pregnancy, national origin, age, and so on.
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