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Housing discrimination - common situations

In this section you will find common situations where you might have been discriminated against when renting, buying or living in a property.

Finding a home to rent

Explains how you might be discriminated against when looking for a home to rent, because of a protected characteristic. Also covers problems using the choice based letting system if you are disabled.

Eviction because of rent arrears

Explains the procedure a landlord must follow to evict you if you have rent arrears and that the landlord must not use a protected characteristic as a reason to evict you.

Gypsies and Travellers

Explains how Gypsies and Travellers are protected against unlawful discrimination in housing, covering when they are considered homeless, race discrimination, settled accommodation, harassment and eviction.