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Housing Act backs sex discrimination suit (access required)

A woman who alleges her landlord evicted her after she resisted his sexual advances can sue for sex discrimination under the Virginia Fair Housing Act, a Rockingham County Circuit judge has ruled in a case of first impression. The Act's prohibition against sex discrimination is broad enough to encompass a male landlord's demands for sexual favors ...