Does The Fair Housing Act apply to corporate tenants of residential property?

Asked by Broadway_scorpio, Brooklyn, NY Mon Jan 14, 2013

Corporation A enters into a lease of residential property in NYC from Corporation B to provide short term (less than a year) accommodation to one of Corporation A's employees.
Is the lease subject to the Fair Housing Act?

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Anna M Brocco, Agent, Williston Park, NY
Tue Jan 15, 2013
An attorney can better advise, consider a consultation....
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Suzanne MacD…, Agent, Succasunna, NJ
Tue Jan 15, 2013
Interesting question. I would check with a lawyer on this one. I believe the answer would be yes, the Fair Housing Act would apply to ANY AND ALL Residential leases, but if you really think it's an issue, check with a lawyer to be sure.
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Kathryn Lilly, Agent, New York, NY
Sun Oct 20, 2013
A Corporation is not a person.
Fair Housing Protects people, that all people be treated equally.
A corporation is not a protected group.

Yours,
Kathryn Lilly
Realty on the Greene, LLC
718-858-7600
KLilly@RealtyontheGreene.com
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