Entry #917: LGBT housing discrimination in South Africa

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RegionSouth Africa
IssueLGBT housing discrimination
StatusSexual orientation and gender identity
Start DateFeb 4, 1997
End Datenow
DescriptionDiscrimination (including by private parties) prohibited by sec. 9 of the Constitution of 1996. Discrimination in rental housing specifically prohibited by sec. 4 of the Rental Housing Act 50 of 1999. Discrimination in all areas (including housing) prohibited by sec. 6 of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act 4 of 2000. Gender identity is not specifically mentioned but is included by case law.
Sourceshttp://www.saflii.org/za/legis/consol_act/cotrosa1996423/ http://www.saflii.org/za/legis/consol_act/rha1999171/ http://www.saflii.org/za/legis/consol_act/poeapouda2000637/

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