Discrimination in the Private Rented Sector

Emily Spaven, editor of Buytolet.com, recently asked us for our thoughts on discrimination by landlords, following a recent case in the Isle of Man.

A landlord had refused to let his property to a gay couple as homosexuality is against his religious beliefs.  Unfortunately for the couple, the landlord was within his rights, according to Manx law, and the couple were not able to take residence.

Had this happened in the UK, the landlord would have been acting illegally, as discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is unlawful according to the Equality Act 2010.

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