Women's Rights and Fair Housing Laws Quiz
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Women's Rights and Fair Housing Laws Quiz

Test your knowledge on women's rights and fair housing laws with this informative quiz. Learn about the Fair Housing Act's prohibition of discrimination based on sex, and the Department's efforts to challenge sexual harassment in housing. Explore the challenges women face, including limited recourse against harassment and pricing discrimination in mortgage lending. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about the enforcement program, its targets, and its goals to seek relief for tenants an...

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Questions and Answers

What is the primary focus of the Department's enforcement program under the Fair Housing Act?

Targeting landlords who demand sexual favors

Who is most vulnerable to sexual harassment in housing according to the text?

Poor women

What type of discrimination in mortgage lending may adversely affect women, particularly minority women?

Pricing discrimination

Study Notes

  • The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing based on sex.
  • The Department's focus is to challenge sexual harassment in housing.
  • Women, especially those who are poor, have little recourse against sexual harassment.
  • The enforcement program targets landlords who demand sexual favors or create a sexually hostile environment.
  • The program seeks relief for tenants and deter potential abusers.
  • Pricing discrimination in mortgage lending may adversely affect women, particularly minority women.
  • This type of discrimination is unlawful under the Fair Housing Act and Equal Credit Opportunity Act.

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