I Can’t Advertise to Have Only Females as Roommates? What is Going On??????

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I Can’t Advertise to Have Only Females as Roommates? What is Going On??????

malefemalepuzzle.jpgHave you heard what the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided? They found that a website (Roommate.com) could be liable for violating fair housing laws if they match roommates according to gender, sexual orientation or parenthood.“A real estate broker may not inquire as to the race of a prospective buyer, and an employer may not inquire as to the religion of a prospective employee,” Chief Judge Alex Kozinski wrote for the majority. “If such questions are unlawful when posed face-to-face by telephone, …

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