Landlords Cannot Refuse To Rent To You Because You Have Section 8
A new California law prohibits landlords from refusing to rent to applicants just because they have a Section 8 voucher. The law added voucher holders to existing California discrimination protections for source of income. Common examples of unlawful behavior:
- Landlords cannot post “No Section 8” or “No Vouchers” on their rental advertisements.
- Landlords cannot inquire to see if you have Section 8 before giving you an application.
If you think you have been unlawfully discriminated against, please contact your local office.