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3 edition of 1988 amendments to the Federal Fair Housing Act found in the catalog.

1988 amendments to the Federal Fair Housing Act

1988 amendments to the Federal Fair Housing Act

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Published by Washington State Dept. of Community Development, Housing Division in Olympia, Wash. (906 Columbia SW, P.O. Box 48300, Olympia 98504-8300) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington (State). -- Office of Manufactured Housing,
  • Mobile home parks -- Law and legislation -- Washington (State),
  • Mobile homes -- Law and legislation -- Washington (State),
  • Housing policy -- Washington (State),
  • Prefabricated houses -- Law and legislation -- Washington (State),
  • Discrimination in housing -- Law and legislation -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOffice of Manufactured Housing.
    ContributionsWashington (State). Office of Manufactured Housing.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14465595M
    OCLC/WorldCa29729361

    In , Congress adopted the Federal Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin. In , Congress amended the Act by adding handicap and familial status to the list of classes protected from discrimination. Almost all states have enacted similar or identical statutes. The most far reach protections come from the Federal Fair Housing Act Amendments of and Section of the Rehabilitation Act of The actual substance of these acts is available by following the hyperlinks above. The provisions of each are discussed in detail below. The Fair Housing Amendments Act of

    The Fair Housing Act is a federal act in the United States intended to protect the buyer or renter of a dwelling from seller or landlord discrimination. Its primary prohibition makes it unlawful to refuse to sell, rent to, or negotiate with any person because of that person's inclusion in a protected class. [43]Enacted by: the 90th United States Congress. The Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA) was signed into law on Septem and became effective on Ma The Act amended Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of , which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national .

    Under the Amendments Act, what is the maximum amount of civil damages HUD may impose for the first violation of the fair housing laws? $10, Under the Amendments Act, what is the maximum amount of punitive damages which a federal court . “In consultation with other appropriate Federal agencies, the Secretary shall, not later than the th day after the date of the enactment of this Act [Sept. 13, ], issue rules to implement title VIII [this subchapter] as amended by this Act [see Short Title of Amendment note above].


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1988 amendments to the Federal Fair Housing Act Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fair Housing Amendments Act of - Establishes statutorily: (1) the Civil Rights Act of as the short title of P.L. ; and (2) title VIII of such Act as the Fair Housing Act. Amends the Civil Rights Act of to include within the definition of discriminatory housing practice new prohibitions against coercion, intimidation.

later, Congress passed the Fair Housing Amendments Act ofa law that significantly expanded the scope of the original legislation and strengthened its enforcement mecha-nisms. Like most important pieces of Federal legislation, the Fair Housing Act and the Amendments Act embody a series of careful compromises crafted by members of.

The Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA) was signed into law on Septemand became effective on Ma The Act amends Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act ofwhich prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin in housing sales, rentals or financing.

The FHAA extends this protection to. monly known as the Fair Housing Act, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin. InCongress passed the Fair Housing Amendments Act.

The Amendments expand coverage of Title VIII to prohibit discrimi­ natory housing practices based on disability1 and. (4) During the period which begins on the date of the enactment of the Fair Housing Amendments Act of and ends 40 months after such date, each agency certified (including an agency certified for interim referrals pursuant to 24 CFRunless such agency is subsequently denied recognition under 24 CFR ) for the purposes of this.

• 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.

The Fair Housing Amendments Act applies to the public use areas, the common use areas, and the individual apartments at a housing facility, regardless of whether it is privately or publicly owned. This includes housing subsidized by the federal government or.

The Fair Housing Amendments Act of (Pub.approved Septem ) was enacted to strengthen the administrative enforcement provision of Title VIII, to add prohibitions against discrimination in housing on the basis of handicap and familial status, and to provide for the award of monetary damages where discriminatory housing.

The Fair Housing Act of laid the groundwork that outlawed discrimination against buyers and tenants based on race, color, religion, sex and nationality.

The Fair Housing Amendment Acts of that we will be discussing here was the big update to this law. It expanded the original Act to protect disabled people and families with children from discrimination as well.

"(4) During the period which begins on the date of the enactment of the Fair Housing Amendments Act of and ends 40 months after such date, each agency certified (including an agency certified for interim referrals pursuant to 24 CFRunless such agency is subsequently denied recognition under 24 CFR ) for the purposes of this.

The Fair Housing Amendment Act of was established to enforce harsher penalties for those who sale or rent property and discriminate against people who have disabilities. It was signed into. The Fair Housing Act, as amended inprohibits housing discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, and national coverage includes private housing, housing that receives Federal financial assistance, and State and local government housing.

It is unlawful to discriminate in any aspect of selling or renting housing or to deny a dwelling. This information is property of REAL University. If you would like more information on hoe to get your Indiana real estate license, go to A Fair Housing Act (FHA), also known as ‘The Fair Housing Amendments Act of ’ for Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals, is a federal law that states that any individual who is suffering from mental or physical disability and has an Emotional Support Animal, cannot be turned away from housing even if there is a ‘No Pet’ policy.

The federal Fair Housing Act of and the federal Fair Housing Act Amendments Act of prohibit discrimination on the basis of the following criteria (called “protected categories”): race or color; religion; national origin; familial status or age—includes families with children under the age of 18 and pregnant women; disability or handicap, or : Marcia Stewart.

8/2/Passed Senate amended. (Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call # ()) Fair Housing Amendments Act of - Establishes statutorily: (1) the Civil Rights Act of as the short title of P.L. ; and (2) title VIII of such Act as the Fair Housing Act.

) banned, among other things, housing discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, and national origin, and provided for a variety of enforcement mechanisms. The Act was amended in and again inhowever, and it was these latter changes, known as the Fair Housing Amendments Act of (the "FHAA"),File Size: KB.

Fair Housing Amendments Act of - Amends specified Acts to rename them the Civil Rights Act of and the Fair Housing Act.

Amends the Fair Housing Act to make it unlawful to: (1) refuse to sell or rent a dwelling to an individual because that individual, or someone associated with that individual, is handicapped; (2) discriminate against.

The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress. At its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics.

Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of The Fair Housing Act of. Section of the Civil Rights Act of. Section of the Rehabilitation Act of. The Fair Housing Amendments Act of and People with Mental Disabilities.

A Comparative Analysis of the Coverage of the Fair. 6 See Cindy L. Soper, Note, The Fair Housing Act Amendments of New Zoning Rules for Group Homes for the Handicapped, 37 ST. Louis U. L.J.() (stating that the general goal of group homes is to help residents "becomeCited by: 1.Start studying Chapter 12 RED BOOK.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Which of the following is permitted under the Federal Fair housing Act? The amendment to the Civil Rights Act adds all of the following to the "protected classification list" except.The Fair Housing Amendments Act of [hereinafter FHAA or the Act]' represents the culmination of a ten-year effort to expand the federal gov-ernment's enforcement authority over complaints of housing discrimination.

The original anti-discrimination legislation, Title VIII of the Civil Rights ActCited by: 1.