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Housing Discrimination

Massachusetts law prohibits landlords and realtors from discriminating against tenants and homebuyers based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, handicap (disability), sexual harassment, sexual orientation, marital status, children, retaliation, veteran status, or public assistance.

It is illegal to refuse to rent, sell, or otherwise deny housing in covered types of premises because a child or children will occupy them.

It is illegal for an owner, real estate broker, or managing agent, etc., to commit discrimination against families with children by refusing to sell or rent, or by evicting tenants, because the premises contain lead paint, plaster or accessible structural materials containing dangerous levels of lead, which the law requires to be removed or otherwise protected from exposure to children.

If you are a victim of unlawful housing discrimination, homebuyer discrimination, tenant discrimination, discrimination in renting or leasing, lead paint discrimination, or discrimination against children, we, as experienced Massachusetts discrimination lawyers, can help you get the full relief and compensation that you may be entitled to under the law.

Our firm can protect your rights and help you fight back against the unjust actions of any owner, landlord, realtor, or managing agent. Contact us today to schedule your free initial consultation.

Lowrie & Andrew Attorneys at Law is located in the quaint historic district of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Our firm provides employment law representation to clients throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and the South Coast including those from New Bedford, Fall River, Taunton, Cape Cod, Fairhaven, Acushnet, Dartmouth, Westport, Mattapoisett, Marion, Rochester, Lakeville, Freetown, Wareham, Rehoboth, Raynham, Somerset, Swansea, Seekonk, Norton, Dighton, Mansfield, Attleboro, North Attleboro, Assonet, Bridgewater, Easton, Middleboro, Middleborough, Plymouth, Brockton and throughout Norfolk County, Bristol County and Plymouth County.

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