Many condominium and other common interest communities throughout Illinois have pools as part of the amenities for their members. Due to the nature of this amenity, and the nature of potential liability exposure, associations will generally have very specific rules and regulations that govern the
Handling requests for reasonable accommodations under the federal Fair Housing Act, 42 USC § 3601 et seq. (“FHA”), can be one of the more daunting aspects of serving as a condominium or homeowners association board member. The potential legal risks that are attached with requests
On February 11, 2021, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) published a memorandum that directed its Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (“FHEO”) to begin accepting and investigating Fair Housing Act claims that include allegations of discrimination because of an individual’s gender identity or sexual orientation.
Overview of Religious Discrimination under the Fair Housing Act
The Federal Fair Housing Act (“FHA”), 42 U.S.C. §3601, et. seq. prohibits a condominium association or homeowners’ association from discriminating against a potential purchaser or an owner based upon religious beliefs. 42 U.S.C. §3604 provides in
In the summer of 2013, Kayla West began looking for a house to rent in Georgia. She came across a rental home owned by DJ Mortgage, LLC, and contacted Gene Andrews, DJ Mortgage, LLC’s property and leasing manager. Ms. West entered into a lease agreement
With the summer heat wave in full force, it is nice to enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool to cool down. Also, pools are not only good for cooling down but also provide numerous other benefits, including family time without the distractions of today’s