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Massachusetts Printable Free Equal Opportunity Law Posters Massachusetts Fair Housing Law Poster

The Fair Housing Law Poster is a Massachusetts equal opportunity law poster provided for businesses by the Massachusetts Department Of Labor and Workforce Development. This notification is required for some employers, such as employers in the home renting and selling industry.

This poster describes Massachusetts' fair housing and anti-discrimination laws, and must be posted in an easy to read location by all employers in the home rental and sales industry where it can be viewed by employees and customers.

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THE FAIR HOUSING LAW  
THE FAIR HOUSING LAW DECLARES THAT IT IS ILLEGAL TO DISCRIMINATE ON 
THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR RELIGIOUS  CREED, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL 
ORIENTATION, AGE, CHILDREN, ANCESTRY, MARITAL STATUS, VETERAN 
HISTORY, PUBLIC ASSISTANCE RECI PIENCY, OR HANDICAP (MENTAL OR 
PHYSICAL)
 
 
It its unlawful practice for Owners, lessees,  sublessees, licensed real estate brokers, 
assignees, managing agents, or unit owners to  refuse (on the basis of membership in one 
or more of the above groups) the: 
 
Right to Buy      Right to Lease    Right to Rent   
    Right of Ownership    Right of Possession  
 
Under Massachusetts Law, it is illegal to:  
Discourage a person from buying or renting a dwelling in a particular area and encourage him or her to buy or rent 
in another area.   
Represent that a dwelling is not available for sale, rent or inspection when the dwelling is in fact so available. 
 
Charge or quote a higher rental or sale price for a dwelling.   
State or provide less favorable terms for the rental or a sale of a dwelling. 
 
Publish discriminatory advertising. 
 
Discriminate in the granting or mortgage loans. 
 
Discriminate on the basis of handicap by refusing to make reasonable accommodations in policies and services or 
refusing to permit reasonable modifications of dwellings. 
 
Discriminate on the basis of rental subsidy recipiency by refusing to rent to subsidy recipients because of subsidy 
program requirements. 
 
Refuse to rent to families with children under six because of lead paint. 
 
Notice to Real Estate Agents: 
State Law provides  limited exemptions for owners of  certain types of residential properties.   These exemptions 
do not apply to real estate agents. 
 
Complaints: 
ALL COMPLAINTS MUST BE FILED IN WRITING.  IN FORMATION ON THE FILING OF COMPLAINTS CAN BE 
OBTAINED BY EITHER VISITI NG OR CONTACTING THE MASSACHUSETTS COMMISSION AGAINST 
DISCRIMINATION AT THE  FOLOWING LOCATIONS: 
    One Ashburton Place, Rm. 601      436 Dwight Street, Rm. 220 
  Boston MA 02108    Springfield MA 01103 
  617-994-6000 Voice    413-739-2145 Voice    
617-994-6196 TTY     
 
www.mass.gov/mcad 
 
Massachusetts General Laws, G.L. c. 151B §7 mandates the posting of this notice.

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More Massachusetts Labor Law Posters 13 PDFS

Minimum-Wage.org provides an additional twelve required and optional Massachusetts labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print and post all required state labor law posters, as well as all of the mandatory federal labor law posters.

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Required Workers' Compensation Poster Workers Compensation Law
Required Workers' Compensation Poster (Spanish) Workers Compensation Law
Required Information on Employees' Unemployment Insurance Coverage Unemployment Law
Required Right to Know Workplace Notice Job Safety Law
Required Paid Family and Medical Leave Poster General Labor Law Poster

List of all 13 Massachusetts labor law posters


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