Assembly Passes Legislation Protecting New Yorkers from Discrimination by Real Estate Brokers and Agents

Posted to Applied Web NY on Fri, 07/24/2020 - 15:16

Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblymember Kimberly Jean-Pierre today announced the Assembly has passed legislation to help end discriminatory practices in the real estate industry that disproportionately affect minority homebuyers. This legislation makes clear that real estate brokers and salespersons may be fined and their licenses suspended or revoked for subjecting prospective homebuyers to discriminatory practices (A.8903-A, Jean-Pierre).

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