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LGBT tenants can be evicted because of sexual orientation.

In 1968, the US Congress passed the Fair Housing Act (FHA) as Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act. The law prohibits discrimination in housing if that discrimination was based on a person’s race, religion, handicap, familial status, or thanks to a recently enacted regulation by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, sexual orientation or gender identity. Unfortunately, the exemptions to the FHA are big enough to drive a tank through!

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