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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 you could encounter when looking for a home to rent if you are disabled and what the landlord has to do.

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.

Eviction because of rent arrears

Explains the procedure a landlord must follow to evict you if you have rent arrears. Provides examples of what type of discrimination is possible and what extra protections there are if you are disabled.