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February Vantage Pro: Adverse Action vs. Discrimination

Posted on February 12, 2018

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There are precautions multifamily property companies can and should take to avoid discrimination when taking adverse actions against tenants.

Property managers are often put in the position of having to take adverse action against tenants, whether charging a penalty fee, increasing rent, or evicting a tenant. When does that adverse action become discrimination? This issue of Vantage Pro explores the difference.


Is adverse action, such as a rent increase, taken against a member of a protected class automatically discrimination?


What evidence must a tenant be able to point out in order to move forward with a claim that adverse action is discrimination? This Vantage Pro describes real examples of adverse action, both discriminatory and not.



  • News about HUD’s latest policy changes
  • Legal concerns about assistance animals


Each month, Platinum-level Vision clients are informed about the latest cases and legislation affecting the property management industry. They learn what impact those actions are likely to have on the industry and what steps they should take to avoid violations.



Amy McClellan
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