Section 8 Discrimination

Support SB 329 (Mitchell), Stop Discrimination Against Section 8 Recipients!



California State Senate Bill 329, sponsored by Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles), would amend the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to include Section 8 and other housing assistance vouchers within California’s prohibition on discrimination based on source of income. SB 329 passed the State Senate, and is now making its way through the Assembly.


Myself Yvette Chambers is writing letter. Today for my voice civil rights. As a disabled citizen and civil rights for all citizens. All citizens should have a peace of mind. To return to their residence and their families. To be able to spend quality time with their love ones. Citizens should have rent control in any government subsidized property. Citizens who pays a mortgage should be able to have mortgage control.

Landlords May Soon Be Prohibited from Discriminating against Section 8 Renters

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday, Jan. 15, to spend $5 million to prevent housing discrimination, including drafting an ordinance to prohibit landlords from denying renters who use Section 8 vouchers.

Supervisor Sheila Kuehl recommended doing more to enforce and expand protections offered by federal fair housing laws in place for decades.

Making It in San Diego: 98-Year-Old Woman Facing Eviction in Ocean Beach

A 98-year-old woman is being evicted from her Ocean Beach home after living there for nearly three decades.

Betty Morse moved into her tiny Ocean Beach cottage back in the late 1980’s. After her husband died, she needed a place she could afford.

“I was by myself, but I managed,” Morse said. “I could walk to work.”

Morse said the rent was about $100 when she moved in.

“It was a beautiful place to live because you could walk to the beach and watch the sunset,” she said.

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