Are 55+ age-restricted communities legal? The answer is yes, they are legal. The Fair Housing Act prevents discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, familial status, and disability. But age is not a protected class under the Federal Fair Housing Act.Author: Bill Ness.
Senior living communities target people over 55 years old, and specialize in providing housing adapted to the needs of older people. The communities are also known as active-adult communities or.
Before moving into an active adult community, it's important to fully understand the rules and regulations. While researching the perfect 55+ community, you may have come across the statement that 80% of the units must be occupied by at least one person who is 55 years of age or older.Author: Elliot Crumpley.