If you've ever read a for-rent ad that includes a phrase such as "Perfect for a single woman," or "Accepting applications from men only," you likely have encountered gender discrimination, which is illegal when it comes to renting out a home. Any landlord who advertises to attract a specific gender preference may be in violation of the Fair Housing Act. However, it isn't illegal to attract a specific gender when looking for a roommate who shares common spaces.
Sexual harassment is a very real, very common issue in California and across the United States. The problem of sexual harassment is insidious. These types of cases include every kind of landlord or property manager misbehavior from extorting renters for sexual favors to entering a home while the tenant is unaware.
By Tamar Lapin. December 19, pm Updated December 19, pm. The lawsuit, filed Monday, accuses Wichita landlord and property manager Thong Cao of sexually harassing at least two female renters at his properties from at least to
A landlord in Massachusetts and his sex offender employee are accused of sexually harassing female tenants and refusing to assist with maintenance at their properties after the tenants rejected their advances. Landlord Mohan Prashad and employee David Besaw, a Level 3 registered sex offender in Massachusetts, are accused of targeting women renting properties owned by Prashad in Worcester for several years. According to a Department of Justice lawsuit filed in the District of Massachusetts, the women were subjected to sexual harassment and retaliation by Prashad and Besaw in violation of the federal Fair Housing Act.
Federal prosecutors believe the landlord preyed on disadvantaged and vulnerable female victims. Attorney Leslie Gardner. Now, after reviewing court records and conducting interviews, NBC 7 is hearing from tenants who describe a pattern of abuse.
The catch? He thinks I'm a year-old nursing student with no alternatives. He lives in a house share in London - but says his housemates won't be a problem, as we can pretend I'm his girlfriend.
A PAIR of sex for rent landlords were today unmasked after a hidden camera caught them offering a free flat to a tenant half their age in exchange for sexual favours. The seedy pair - both from Bristol - were separately filmed offering to waive rent, cover bills, and even pay expenses in exchange for bedding the tenant. One landlord offered the undercover reporter a designer two-bed flat with "everything provided" if she entered a "friends with benefits" relationship.
Tenants in the state of Ohio are granted certain rights by the state's landlord-tenant code, including the right to fair housing, the right to a return of the security deposit, and the right to notice before landlord entry. Other laws control habitability and retaliation. One of the most basic rights every tenant is entitled to is fair housing. A total of nine classes of people are protected from housing discrimination, seven of them found under the Federal Fair Housing Act.
A series of landlords were caught on camera propositioning women with offers to waive their rent and utilities costs in exchange for sex. Undercover BBC News journalists secretly recorded several landlords informing who they thought were young female tenants of various sex-for-rent deals. Several of the Craigslist ads identified and then reached out to by the British TV network used very direct descriptions including, "Double room for naughty girl for exchange of favours.