The Fair Housing Act Sample Clauses

The Fair Housing Act. The Owner shall comply with all applicable requirements imposed by the Fair Housing Act and HUD’s implementing regulations at 24 C.F.R. Parts 100, 108, 110, 121, and 200 which, among other requirements, prohibit discrimination in the sale, rental, financing, and advertising of housing on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, and familial status, and require the Owner to affirmatively further fair housing in the operation of the project.
The Fair Housing Act. Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. §§3601 et seq.);
The Fair Housing Act. Once Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, the FHA prohibits discrimination in housing on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), familial status, and national origin. It declares that “[i]t is the policy of the United States to provide, within constitutional limitations, for fair housing throughout the United States.” 42 U.S.C.A. § 3601. The goal of the FHA is to promoteopen, integrated residential housing patterns and to prevent the increase of segregation, in ghettoes, of racial groups whose lack of opportunities the Act was designed to combat.” Otero v. New York City Hous. Authority, 484 F.2d 1122, 1134 (2d Cir. 1973). The statute “is to be accorded a broad construction in accordance with the foregoing purpose.” United States v. Real Estate Dev. Corp., 347 F.Supp. 776, 781 (N.D. Miss. 1972). It prohibits all forms of discrimination, “sophisticated as well as simple-minded modes of discrimination.” Id. at 782. The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 amended the FHA to bar housing discrimination based on disability as well.The Supreme Court has held that actions brought for housing discrimination, in effect, are actions in tort. See Meyer v. Holley, 537 U.S. 280, 285 (2003). “[T]he duty of a property owner not to discriminate in the leasing or sale of that property is non-delegable.” Walker v. Crigler, 976 F.2d 900, 904 (4th Cir. 1992). And in accordance with general principles of tort law, “it is well established that the [FHA] provides for vicarious liability.” Meyer, 537 U.S. at 285.
The Fair Housing Act. 42 U.S.C. 3610-3619 (implementing regulations at 24 CFR parts 100, et seq.);
The Fair Housing Act. 42 U.S.C. 3601-19, and regulations issued thereunder; 24 CFR Part 100; Executive Order 11063 (Equal Opportunity Housing) and regulations issued thereunder; 24 CFR Part 107; the Fair Housing Poster Regulations; 24 CFR Part 110 and advertising guidelines, 24 CFR Part 109;
The Fair Housing Act. The Federal Fair Housing Act makes it illegal for landlords, managers, homeowners, real estate agents, mortgage brokers lenders, banks, and others to discriminate against anyone on the basis of:Race ColorNational Origin & Ethnicity ReligionFamily Status (families with children under 18)Physical or Mental DisabilitySex & GenderState Protected Classes Include:Marital StatusLegal sources of income (except Section 8)Sexual orientation including gender identityHonorably discharged veterans/military statusSurvivors of domestic violenceLocal jurisdictions may have additional protected classes that you should be aware of.Multi-family dwellings consisting of four or more units, first occupied after March 13, 1991, must also meet the design and construction requirements of the Fair Housing Act. Multifamily dwellings must be designed and constructed so that at least one building entrance is located on an accessible route, unless it is impractical to do so because of the terrain or unusual characteristics of the site. Multifamily dwellings with a building entrance on an accessible route will be designed and constructed so that:1. The public and common use areas are readily accessible to and usable by handicapped persons;2. The doors are designed to allow passage into and within the common areas are sufficiently wide to allow passage by handicapped persons in wheelchairs; and3. All of the covered (accessible) dwelling units contain the following features of adaptable design:An accessible route into and through the covered (accessible) dwelling unit
The Fair Housing Act. 42 U.S.C. 3601-3619 (implementing regulations at 24 CFR parts 100 et seq.).