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October Vantage Pro: Navigating the Complicated Path of Legal Compliance

Posted on October 9, 2017 by Grace Hill

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October Vantage Pro: Navigating the Complicated Path of Legal Compliance

The latest issue of Vantage Pro helps you keep risk low when the rules are tricky.

The path to legal compliance isn’t always obvious. This issue of Vantage Pro explores conflicting laws, controversial interpretations, and an instance when consistency and documentation just won’t help you.

 

What happens when local nuisance ordinances conflict with the FHA?

Nuisance ordinances that have a disparate impact on a particular race or sex can violate the FHA. Learn what steps you can take to balance compliance with local laws and compliance with the FHA.

 

Is sexual orientation covered by federal discrimination law?

Sexual orientation is not technically considered one of the classes protected by the Civil Rights Act; however, many suits have argued it is included in sex discrimination. Find out where the Trump administration stands, what direction the interpretation is headed, and how your property should treat sexual orientation.

 

Is there a legal way to have an “adults only” property? How about an “adults only” pool? 

It isn’t uncommon for properties to want to be “adults only” or to offer “adults only” recreational facilities like pools. This issue of Vantage Pro discusses whether there is a legal way to do so and the steps properties should take to avoid violating the FHA.

 

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.

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