Settlement Reached in Housing Discrimination Case
The state has reached a settlement with a township property owner who rejected a potential tenant planning to pay rent with federal Section 8 housing assistance. Under state law, landlords and property managers cannot refuse to rent units to potential tenants because they would pay with a Section 8 housing voucher or other public assistance. Read the full story at MyCentralJersey.com. ProPublica recently reported a story "How Wealthy Towns Keep People with Housing Vouchers Out" focused on the issues renters in Connecticut and nationally face when using Section 8 vouchers.