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Is it legal for a Property Owners Association in Arkansas to limit residents to only 55 years and older?
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The Fair Housing Act protects 7 categories and age is not one of them (race, color, sex, national origin, religion, family staus, disability).

But the requirement that a resident must be 55+ arguably would violate family status but the Federal Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995 allows a community such as a POA to limit based on age if 80% of one of the residents in each unit is 55 plus.

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