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Press Release and Fair Housing Act Court Ruling Prohibiting Discrimination Against Domestic Violence Victims

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The court ruling provides that discrimination against a victim of domestic violence, if proven, can be sex discrimination under the Fair Housing Act. Advocates may find this press story and court ruling helpful for public education purposes and for seeking non-punitive reactions by private and public landlords in their responses to survivors of domestic violence.