Familial Status

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Definition:   A protected class as defined in the Fair Housing Act, consisting of one or more individuals under age 18 living with a parent or legal guardian, pregnant women, foster parents and a person in the process of securing legal custody.

Pronunciation: \fə-ˈmil-yəl, -ˈmi-lē-əl\

Used in a Sentence:   A person cannot be denied housing based on their familial status.

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