Sex discrimination

It's against the law to be treated unfairly because of your sex. This section looks at your rights if you feel that a landlord, council, mortgage lender or other service provider is discriminating against you because of your gender. It explains when and how sex discrimination laws protect you and what you can do if you think a person or organisation has treated you unfairly.

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About sex discrimination

This page explains what sex discrimination is and how the law protects you from being discriminated against because of your sex in housing situations.

Dealing with sex discrimination

This page looks at what you can do if your landlord, council, mortgage lender or other service provider has discriminated against you because of your gender.

Last updated: 29 December 2014

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