Part II of III
What are the exceptions to Federal Fair Housing Laws and what actions can I take if I believe I have been the victim of housing discrimination?
In Part I, I outlined some of the milestones in federal fair housing law, including
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As a consequence of the Civil War, the origin of federal fair housing legislation in the United States can be traced to the Civil Rights Act of 1866. This law prohibits any type of discrimination based upon race or color and
(BPT) In a relationship, you count on your significant other to be there with you through the good and the bad. They are your best friend, your confident and your closest ally. And you count on being able to have important conversations with them as well.
One of those important conversations
(BPT) During the winter months, it’s common to see shopping centers and business owners out and about clearing snow and ice from pathways, parking spaces and entrances. But this isn’t just good business to help customers get in the door; it’s also a liability issue should someone slip and fall and injure
Modular homes are differentiated from site-built homes. In New York State, the Residential Code of New York State defines a factory-manufactured home (modular home) as a structure designed primarily for residential occupancy. Its components are entirely, or in substantial part, manufactured in manufacturing facilities and are intended or
When an all-cash offer is not the best option.
The record breaking Powerball this week had lots of people discussing what they would do with the potential winnings. Of course, “charity” was first and foremost, but in addition, most fantasies focused on buying or building a
I’m thinking about building a home or modifying my existing home. Should I consider a passive solar home?
Even in this year of comparatively cheap conventional energy sources for home heating and cooling, it makes sense to consider the sun as a source of energy. Depending upon where
Part II of II
This is the second part of the article about the proposal by the New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to increase the availability of affordable housing in the city. His plans are called “Zoning for Quality and Affordability” and “Mandatory Inclusionary Housing.” It is the belief of
I will be the first to admit that mortgages are boring. The topic is boring, the details are boring, the particulars are boring, the prerequisites are boring, etc. When I started writing this article for the Jewish Link, a relative mentioned that he saw one of the weekly issues at a local establishment and was happy to see my article. When I asked if he read it, after
(BPT) – Once limited to simplistic, clean lines and cool color schemes, modern design has evolved to include sleek, minimalistic looks with gentle, warm, organic elements. The new “approachable modern” design schemes emphasize the grace of nature, respect the strength of simplicity and can be effortlessly incorporated into
Part I of II
New York City’s Mayor de Blasio has proposed a two-pronged housing scheme (“Housing New York”), which affects all of New York City and which to date has been opposed by almost every local community board in the city and by four of five borough presidents