Housing Discrimination Based on Ancestry

Freiman Legal can help California residents fight their discrimination case based on their ancestry.

The definition of ancestry is: one's family or ethnic descent.

In California, it is illegal to refuse to rent or sell a home to someone based on his/her ancestry, in addition to other variables. Of you are seeking to rent or buy an apartment, condo or even a house - the owner, or even his/her agent, is not allowed to discriminate against you based on where your forefathers are from. 

According to the State of California Department of Justice website, "it is also illegal for financial institutions, banks, or mortgage companies to set discriminatory policies in their terms, conditions or privileges related to their services on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, familial status, disability, national origin, and ancestry."

Making consistent, harassing jokes and profane comments towards an applicant or even a current renter, regarding his/her ancestry, followed by retaliation, would also be prohibited.

If you are a California resident living in Santa Monica, Hollywood, Thousand Oaks, Northridge, or Glendale and the surrounding areas, Freiman Legal can help with your housing discrimination case based on your ancestry.