Posted by New York Tenant on September 09, 2001 at 20:24:26:
In Reply to: Cranky Tenant, DJ are correct - not so fast posted by TenantNet on September 09, 2001 at 05:50:03:
TenantNet wrote, in part:
"I believe even type of job is not protected (actors, lawyers, etc.) But things like race, gender, etc. (the protected classes) are not suitable reasons and might open to seller up to charges of discrimination. (look at Federal Fair Housing issues)."
Actually, New York City law prohibits discrimination based on occupation. So while many of us would agree with Shakespeare that, first, we should kill all the lawyers, in New York City we would have to let them rent an apartment before we could kill them.
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