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Fair Housing

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  • Basic Facts About the Fair Housing Act

    The Fair Housing Act covers most housing. In some circumstances, the Act exempts owner-occupied buildings with no more than four units, single-family housing sold or rented without the use of a broker, and housing operated by organizations and private clubs that limit occupancy to members. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Disaster Assistance from HUD

    HUD will provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to tornadoes and severe storms. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Fair Housing Rights for Active Duty Servicemembers & Their Families

    The Fair Housing Act (FHA) applies when you or your family are buying or renting a place to live. This includes Rental/ Sales/ Lending/ Insurance (All Areas Connected with Residential Housing) and Subsidized and Private Housing. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) protects active duty servicemembers, their spouses, their dependents and other co-borrowers for debts incurred prior to the servicemember’s entry into active duty. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • The Fair Housing Act

    Read the Fair Housing Act, 42 USC 3601, Sec 801 Content Detail

    By:
    US Department of Justice
  • HIV & Discrimination

    Many HIV+ people encounter legal problems associated with their health status. Occasionally HIV+ people face discrimination in employment, housing, and medical care. Fortunately, there are numerous legal protections from these types of discrimination. Content Detail

    By:
    thewellproject.org
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    Spanish / Español
  • Homeownership: Oklahoma

    Owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. Here are some resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home. Getting Started, Buying a Home, Owning and Maintaining Your Home and Other Oklahoma Resources on this web site. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Devleopment
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    Spanish / Español
  • How to File a Housing Discrimination Complaint with HUD

    Federal law prohibits housing discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability. If you have been trying to buy or rent a home or apartment and you believe your rights have been violated, you can file a fair housing complaint. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
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    Spanish / Español
  • Human Rights - FAQ

    Brief frequently asked questions sheet on Human Rights and discrimination Content Detail

    By:
    City of Tulsa
  • Law and Aging Resources for Older Americans

    The Law and Aging Guide is a listing of the state-wide resources available to help older persons with law-related issues. Read More

    By:
    ABA Commission on Law and Aging
  • SCRA (Servicemembers Civil Relief Act) FAQ's

    Frequently asked questions on rights and benefits available under the Servicemember's Civil Relief Act (SCRA). This information is for personnel in the Active Duty and Reserves or National Guard who are activated to serve on active duty. Content Detail

    By:
    Military.com