Choosing Where to Live

Questions & Answers

Question: Can a landlord turn me down as a tenant because I am a senior?

Answer:

No. It is illegal for landlords to discriminate against anyone simply because of age. It is also not legal to discriminate against a prospective home buyer based on his or her age. (A.R.S. ยง 41-1491).

For more information on your rights and Arizona's Fair Housing Laws and the complaint process, visit the Arizona Office of the Attorney General on-line.

October 04, 2006