Fair Housing Poster

Fair Housing Opportunity HUD Poster

$13.95

The Federal Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to discriminate in the sale and rental of housing, in advertising housing and in financing of housing.

11″ x 14″ laminated both sides

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SKU: 74303

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Fair Housing Poster

Attention: Real Estate Agents/Brokers, Financial Institutions, Property Owners, Landlords & Building Superintendents. This Fair Housing Poster is required by the Fair Housing Act and HUD regulations at 24 CFR, part 110 to be displayed by:

  • a real estate broker, agent or salesman, or person in the business of selling or renting dwellings
  • at any place of business where a dwelling covered by the Act is offered for sale or rental
  • at any place of business involved with making or purchasing of loans or providing financial assistance for purchasing, constructing, improving, repairing, or maintaining a dwelling; or secured by residential real estate
  • at any place of business involved with the selling, brokering, or appraising of residential real property

Federal Fair Housing Act

The Fair Housing Act [42 U.S.C. 3601 et seq.] protects people from discrimination when they are renting, buying, or securing financing for any housing. The prohibitions specifically cover discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and the presence of children.

In the Sale and Rental of Housing: No one may take any of the following actions based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin:

  • Refuse to rent or sell housing
  • Refuse to negotiate for housing
  • Make housing unavailable
  • Otherwise deny a dwelling
  • Set different terms, conditions or privileges for sale or rental of a dwelling
  • Provide different housing services or facilities
  • Falsely deny that housing is available for inspection, sale or rental
  • For profit, persuade, or try to persuade homeowners to sell or rent dwellings by suggesting that people of a particular race, etc. have moved, or are about to move into the neighborhood (blockbusting)
  • Deny any person access to, membership or participation in, any organization, facility or service (such as a multiple listing service) related to the sale or rental of dwellings, or discriminate against any person in the terms or conditions of such access, membership or participation.

In Mortgage Lending: No one may take any of the following actions based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin:

  • Refuse to make a mortgage loan
  • Refuse to provide information regarding loans
  • Impose different terms or conditions on a loan, such as different interest rates, points, or fees
  • Discriminate in appraising property
  • Refuse to purchase a loan
  • Set different terms or conditions for purchasing a loan

In addition, it is a violation of the Fair Housing Act to:

  • Threaten, coerce, intimidate or interfere with anyone exercising a fair housing right or assisting others who exercise the right
  • Make, print, or publish any statement, in connection with the sale or rental of a dwelling, which indicates a preference, limitation, or discrimination based on a protected characteristic
  • Refuse to provide homeowners insurance coverage for a dwelling based on a protected characteristic
  • Discriminate in the terms or conditions of homeowners insurance coverage based on a protected characteristic
  • Refuse to provide available information on the full range of homeowners insurance coverage options available because of the race, etc. of the owner and/or occupants of a dwelling
  • Make print or publish any statement, in connection with the provision of homeowners insurance coverage, that indicates a preference, limitation or discrimination based on based on a protected characteristic
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