Renters Overlooked Because of Race by Jaclyn Kelley, WWLTV (New Orleans) November 6th, 2014 African American tenants in New Orleans face discrimination in rental housing. Landlords sometimes refuse to rent to them, but also demand more stringent background checks. These are illegal under fair housing laws.
Three Strikes Tenant Law Repealed by Norristown Council by Carl Rotenberg, Times Herald August 6th, 2014 An ACLU lawsuit has led to the repeal of an ordinance in Norristown PA that would have required landlords to evict tenants after the police had been called to the property three times. An early victim of this legislation was a woman who called the police after her abusive ex-boyfriend came to her apartment.