Protection and remedies from illegal housing discrimination differ between Federal and California state laws.
|Type of Discrimination||Covered by California Fair Housing Laws||Covered by United States (Federal) Fair Housing Laws|
|Age (40 and over)||Yes||Yes (Limited)|
|Disability or Handicap (mental and physical) including HIV/AIDS||Yes||Yes|
|Families with Children||Yes||Yes|
|Source of Income/occupation||Yes||No|
|Other arbitrary discrimination||Yes||No|
California Fair Housing Laws are investigated and enforced by the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). To report illegal housing discrimination under California statutes, please refer to DFEH Housing Discrimination Forms.
United States (Federal) Fair Housing Laws are investigated and enforced by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). To report illegal housing discrimination under Federal laws, please refer to the HUD Housing Discrimination Complaint Form.
|Federal Fair Housing Laws prohibit discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, based on:
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