National Origin

Protected Class National Origin

It is unlawful, because of national origin, to:

  • Fail to accept or consider a bona fide offer for the sale or rental of a dwelling 
  • Refuse to sell or rent a dwelling to, or to negotiate for the sale or rental of a dwelling 
  • Impose different sales prices or rental charges for the sale or rental of a dwelling 
  • Use different qualification criteria or applications, or sale or rental standards or procedures, such as income standards, application requirements, application fees, credit analysis or sale or rental approval procedures 
  • Evict tenants because of their national origin or national origin of a tenant's guest
  • Discriminate in the terms, conditions or privileges of sale or rental of a dwelling, or in the provision of services or facilities in connection with sales or rentals
  • Make, print or publish, or cause to be made, printed or published, any notice, statement or advertisement with respect to the sale or rental of a dwelling that indicates any preference, limitation or discrimination because of national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination
  • Represent to any person that a dwelling is not available for sale or rental when such dwelling is in fact available
  • Engage in blockbusting practices in connection with the sale or rental of dwellings