Senate Majority Advances Legislation Penalizing Housing Discrimination

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 07/22/2020 - 22:16

(Albany, NY) The Senate Democratic Majority today advanced legislation to hold real estate professionals accountable for discriminatory housing practices. The bill, S.6874A, sponsored by Senator James Gaughran, penalizes licensed real estate brokers and salespersons by revoking or suspending their licenses, or issuing a fine if they violate the Human Rights Law, which includes housing discrimination.

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