Housing Discrimination

Unfortunately, housing discrimination continues to be a serious problem across the country. The good thing is that victims have powerful rights to fight housing discrimination. A civil rights law firm like JLC can help you exercise those rights.

Benefits of Hiring a Civil Rights Lawyer

  • Monetary damages for housing expenses and emotional distress
  • No fee unless you win your case
  • Closure knowing that justice is being done
  • Mental relief of having a lawyer with you at every step

You don’t have to hold your silence any longer. Contact JLC for a free and confidential consultation today.

Learn the Law About Housing Discrimination

How a rental discrimination lawyer can help you

As a rental discrimination lawyer, it is disheartening to see the numerous cases of discrimination that tenants experience when looking for a place to live. Discrimination is illegal under federal and state laws, yet it continues to happen every day.  …

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Where to File a Housing Discrimination Case in Illinois

Housing discrimination is a serious issue that nobody should have to face. If you are a victim of housing discrimination in Illinois, you should know where to file your case, the deadlines, and what type of relief (damages) can be …

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Proving Section 8 Housing Discrimination in Illinois

Proving Section 8 discrimination in housing in Illinois can be tough, but it’s not impossible. Section 8 is also known as a “housing choice voucher”, or HCV for short. It is illegal for landlords to refuse your rental application or …

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An Overview of Section 8 Discrimination in Chicago

In Chicago and Cook County, it is illegal for landlords to discriminate against tenants based on their source of income. The Chicago Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance (CRLTO) prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s “lawful source of income,” which includes …

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