Community Rebuilders Fair Housing

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Finding the Way to Fair Housing Review


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Anyone can file a fair housing complaint (a resident, a visitor, a property manager, etc).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Maintenance staff can not be held responsible for stating a preference for certain types of tenants under fair housing laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Gender orientation is not a protected class in Grand Rapids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A craigslist (website classified) ad that describes the type of tenant a landlord wants to rent to is acceptable under fair housing laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Sexual harassment is a crime but it is not covered by fair housing laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A housing provider must consider a potential tenant's request for a reasonable accommodation or modification prior to move-in.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Fair Housing Act protects people with physical disabilities but does not apply to mental disabilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    From the following list, please check all of the protected classes under federal and Michigan state fair housing laws:
    • A. 

      Smokers

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Marital status

    • D. 

      Students

    • E. 

      Sex

    • F. 

      Age

    • G. 

      Credit History

    • H. 

      Source of income

    • I. 

      Sexual orientation

    • J. 

      National origin

    • K. 

      Criminal background

    • L. 

      Handicap status

    • M. 

      Height & Weight

    • N. 

      Familial status

    • O. 

      Adult with dependent children

    • P. 

      Pet owner

    • Q. 

      Color

    • R. 

      Religion

  • 9. 
    Tenants with children can be told they have to live on ground floor units so as not to bother other tenants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Residents who use a wheelchair can be charged a higher security deposit because they will cause more wear and tear in the apartment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Siblings who are of the opposite sex must sleep in separate bedrooms if the landlord has a written policy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A landlord may NOT obtain a pet deposit from residents who will have a service or companion animal living with them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    An advertisement for a 1 bedroom apt. is placed in the local paper seeking 'single, young professional'. This is an example of an illegal advertisement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False