Proposed State Law Would Address Source-of-Income Housing Discrimination

Proposed State Law Would Address Source-of-Income Housing Discrimination



Some state lawmakers in Albany are considering amending the state human rights law to make it illegal to discriminate against tenants based on where they receive their income. The change would include a “lawful source of income” provision that would protect people using government assistance or other forms of non-wage income to pay their rent from housing discrimination.

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