Equal Housing Opportunity

Our Policy
The homes listed on BrowardRents.com are subject to the federal Fair Housing Act. This Act and other federal and state laws guarantee a right to housing that is free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, and national origin. As such, BrowardRents.com will not knowingly accept or permit any advertisement that is in violation of the law. All housing advertised on BrowardRents.com is available on an equal opportunity basis.

Property Owner's & Manager's Responsibilities
There is a responsibility and a requirement under the law not to discriminate in the rental of property on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. Property owners and managers may not establish discriminatory terms or conditions in the purchase or rental, deny that housing is available, or advertise that the property is available only to persons of a certain race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national original.

Civil Rights Act of 1866
The Civil Rights Act of 1866 prohibits all racial discrimination in the sale or rental of property.

The Fair Housing Act
The Fair Housing Act declares a national policy of fair housing throughout the United States, making illegal any discrimination in the sale, lease or rental of housing, or making housing otherwise unavailable, because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

Americans with Disabilities Act
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities in places of public accommodations and commercial facilities.

The Equal Credit Opportunity Act
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act makes discrimination unlawful with respect to any aspect of a credit application on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or because all or part of the applicant's income derives from any public assistance program.

State and Local Laws
State and local laws often provide broader coverage and prohibit discrimination based on additional classes not covered by federal law.

If You Suspect Discrimination

Complaints concerning discrimination in housing may be filed with the nearest office of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), or by calling HUDs toll free number, 1-800-669-9777.

Additionally, you may contact HUD on the internet at http://www.hud.gov/complaints/housediscrim.cfm.