Case studies include Fair Housing Act ruling for transgender plaintiff in July DR Legal News

Illinois REALTORS® get an analysis of seven separate case studies in the July issue of DR Legal News, including a violation of the Fair Housing Act by a Colorado landlord.

In the case Smith v. Avanti, a transgender woman and her wife sued a landlord who refused to rent a Colorado townhouse to the couple and their two children. The couple sued the landlord under the federal Fair Housing Act and the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act.

For more details about this case and six others reviewed by Lisa Harms Hartzler, Sorling Northrup Attorneys, read the July DR Legal News. Other items covered in this issue include:

  • Changes to the Illinois Real Estate License Act,
  • Real estate disciplines,
  • Testimony by director of legislative and political affairs for a property tax freeze,
  • A story about the importance of copyright law awareness and compliance and
  • A video about surveillance equipment and eavesdropping.

Read the DR Legal News.

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