Do buyer ‘love’ letters risk violating fair housing?

The ability to purchase a home should be made available to everyone — not just families with children

Writing a love letter to a seller isn’t illegal, but if we discourage buyers from writing them, we might help promote fair housing. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act, and as such, we need to take a good hard look at the practice of using buyer “love” letters to win a home.