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Can a landlord deny rent to a sex offender legally?

Moreno Valley, CA |

There are many sex-offenders in this area. I was denied rental because I am a registered sex offender with my DNA is at the Long Beach Police Department. Some sex-offenders are mislabeled. Some should denote "no contest" pleading and should be consideration of a lower risk factors.

I have rented two times in Moreno Valley, once in Torrance, once on Goleta while I was deemed a sex-offender. There should be an exception to this rule. By the is it an illegal rule of is there no law to govern this area of law.

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Yes a landlord can deny rent to a sex offender legally



What law gives the landlord the right to deny rent to a registered sex offender legally. If all landlord did this, reformed sex offenders would have to live in the streets. What about the Catholics sex offenders?


A landlord can discriminate against you for any reason, except an illegal one. There is no rule which prevents a landlord from discriminating against you because of your status of being a registered sex offender.

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Other landlord rent to registered sex offender in the same area. The law is for gay marriages, killing the unborn, and killing innocent people in foreign countries. THIS IS A VERY SICK WORLD.

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