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Idiot's Guides: Making Money with Rental Properties by Lisa Iannucci, Kimberly Smith

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CHAPTER16

Rules, Laws, and Fair Housing

In This Chapter

  • Avoiding discrimination
  • Renting to those with disabilities
  • Following your state and local laws
  • Terrorism, rentals, and discrimination
  • Penalties for breaking fair housing laws

As a new landlord, you might be feeling like you need a law degree to understand all the legalese you’re now required to know. There are bylaws, proprietary leases, and homeowner rules, and there are federal, local, and state laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Housing Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and much more.

You have a fantastic home for rent in a great neighborhood, with lots of families, ...

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