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It is illegal for a Maine landlord to refuse to rent to you because of your color, race, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, having children, or getting public aid. Contact us if you have questions or think you have suffered illegal housing discrimination.  
Landlords may not discriminate against you because of your: race, color, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental impairment, religion, ancestry or national origin, getting welfare, being a single parent, being pregnant or having children. This means that a landlord cannot refuse to rent to you, charge you extra, or evict you for any of these...
Maine law gives tenants an "implied warranty of habitability." This means that your landlord must promise that your home is safe and fit to live in.
The Fair Housing Newsletter is a publication of Pine Tree Legal Assistance, through the Fair Housing Initiative Program, Maine. It covers important fair housing information and developments, and highlights other fair housing resources.
Entimidasyon seksyèl nan kontèks lojman- Fair Housing and Sexual Harassment Handout in Haitian Creole. Click the .pdf below to view or print this document.
NEW: Listen to our podcast on religious discrimination in rental housing! You can listen to the audio (above), or read the text of the podcast below. Religious Accommodation in the Fair Housing Act
NEW: Listen to our podcast on harassment in rental housing! You can listen to the audio (above) or read the text of the podcast below.
ماذا يمكنني عمله للتقليل من خطر التسمم بالرصاص في منزلي الى أدنى حد ممكن؟ What you and your family should know about lead - Arabic
  This podcast is about the right of people with disabilities to ask for exceptions to rental housing rules, so that they have equal opportunities to use and enjoy the housing.  This right is protected by the Fair Housing Act and the Maine Human Rights Act.
¿Qué puedo hacer yo para ayudar a minimizer el riesgo de envenenamiento por plomo en mi casa? What you and your family should know about lead - Spanish

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