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The fair housing laws protect people who are immigrants, refugees, and people of all religious faiths

Federal, state, and localĀ fair housing laws prohibit discrimination based on national origin, religion, and ancestry. For a complete list of all the people protected from discrimination, click here.*

The fair housing laws protect people who are immigrants, refugees, and people of all religious faiths.

Call HOPE at (305) 651-4673 if you think you have been the victim of housing discrimination because you are an immigrant or a refugee, because of where you are from, or because of your religious faith.

The fair housing laws protect you regardless of your immigration status.

It is illegal for a landlord to treat you differently because of your immigration status, national origin, or religion. That means people involved in renting homes cannot:

refuse to rent

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JP Morgan to Pay $55 Million to Settle Mortgage Discrimination Complaint

JP Morgan Chase & Co has agreed a $55 million settlement for a US Justice Department lawsuit. The lawsuit accused the company of discriminating against minority borrowers, allowing mortgage brokers to charge more for mortgages.

The US Justice Department complaint was filed in Manhattan federal court, accusing the bank of willfully violating the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the US Fair Housing Act between 2006 and 2009. According to the complaint, this showed disregard for the rights of at least 53,000 Hispanic and African-American borrowers.

JP Morgan denies any wrongdoing and has stated it is committed to providing equal access to credit. It has agreed to settle these allegations in relating to pricing set by independent brokers. Apparently, the alleged discrimination

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