Fair Employment & Housing Act Violations
Call Tenant Law Group for Knowledgeable FEHA Lawyers in San Francisco
Housing discrimination is illegal. The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) protects renters in California from discrimination. Despite this, violations do occur. When a landlord violates the FEHA, it is vital to hold them accountable. Tenant Law Group is committed to helping all clients protect their rights and fight discrimination. We are dedicated to social justice, and while we help all clients fight unscrupulous landlords, we are especially committed to communities who are particularly vulnerable to FEHA violations — namely, the indigent, the elderly, immigrants, blue-collar workers, and individuals with disabilities. We are members of the Bar Association of San Francisco, and our lawyers speak Spanish, Italian, and Vietnamese.
Has your landlord committed a FEHA violation? Call our tenant attorneys in San Francisco at (415) 915-7445.
Discrimination is painful, and when it happens, it can be challenging to know where to turn. Additionally, if a landlord is intimidating or threatening you, you may be afraid to seek help or come forward, fearing retaliation and other related issues. The FEHA and the Unruh Civil Rights Act protect California renters from housing discrimination, and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) enforce these laws. Individual cities, such as San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley, have further laws and ordinances protecting against discrimination.
These acts protect from discrimination based on:
- Gender identity and gender expression
- Sexual orientation
- National origin
- Immigration status
- Primary language
- Marital status
- Medical condition
- Genetic information
Dealing with FEHA violations can be complicated, and if you have been the victim of discrimination, it is a good idea to contact an experienced FEHA violations attorney to help you.
Do Well by Doing Good
All too often, landlords and property management companies get away with discriminating against and abusing tenants. This is especially the case in rent-controlled buildings. San Francisco is the most expensive city in the country for renters, and landlords try to force out lower-paying tenants in these rent-controlled buildings to bring the apartment up to market rates. This is illegal and reprehensible. Tenant Law Group is dedicated to fighting for social justice by providing clients with professional, aggressive legal representation.
For a free consultation with a San Francisco FEHA lawyer, call Tenant Law Group at (415) 915-7445. We serve individuals across the Bay Area.