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Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988

Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988

a selected resource guide

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Published by The Department in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Housing -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Homeless persons -- Housing -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • People with disabilities -- Housing -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Housing -- United States -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementU.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
    ContributionsUnited States. Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14432035M

    Get this from a library! Fair Housing Amendments Act of a selected resource guide. [United States. Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.;]. 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 sex.

    In particular, the Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA) applies to all residential buildings with four or more dwelling units, but not to. 2 transient occupancies like hotels. See 42 U.S.C. § The Department of Housing and. Get this from a library! Fair Housing Amendments Act of report together with additional and dissenting views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary.].

    The Fair Housing Act – protects renters from landlord discrimination. It prohibits discrimination of home sales, rentals, and financing based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status or those with disabilities. Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA) of The Fair Housing Amendments Act of further broadens the definition to include age, sex, and handicapped status. Fair Housing Act The federal Fair Housing Act of and Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of constitute the Fair Housing Act. The Act makes fair housing a national policy throughout the U.S.


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Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 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.

The Fair Housing Amendments Act of outlines design and construction requirements for covered multi-family dwellings for first occupancy after Ma “Covered multi-family dwellings” means buildings consisting of four or more dwelling units if such buildings have one or more elevators; and ground floor dwelling units in other.

H.R. (th). A bill to amend title VIII of the Act commonly called the Civil Rights Act ofto revise the procedures for the enforcement of fair housing, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Understanding the Fair Housing Amendments Act 1 Introduction 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.

(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 Act. The Fair Housing Act (FHA) is a federal law that prevents discrimination against tenants in their homes.

Under the FHA, a disability is defined as a physical or mental impairment which significantly limits a person’s major life activities. But the Fair Housing Act was also amended in to allow plaintiffs' attorneys to recover attorney's fees. Additionally, the amendment added people with disabilities and families with children to the classes covered by the Act.

Case law. In the early s, in Trouillon v. 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. Fair Housing Amendments Act of 42 U.S.C.

§§ et seq. Implementing Regulation: 24 CFR Parts et seq. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 20 U.S.C. §§ et seq. Implementing Regulation: 34 CFR Part National Voter Registration Act of 42 U.S.C. §§ gg et seq. Section of the Rehabilitation Act of The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or familial status (families with children under the age of 18; pregnant women and people in the process of obtaining custody of children un or persons with written permission of.

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. 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 Amendments Act of (FaHAA) modifies and strengthens Title VII of the Civil Rights Act ofcommonly known as the Fair Housing by: 1. The Fair Housing Amendments Act of (Pub.L.approved Septem ) (the Fair Housing Amendments Act) amended title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of (Fair Housing Act or Act) to add prohibitions against discrimination in housing on the basis of disability and familial status.

one of the provisions of the Fair Housing Amendments Act of is. 1 year. Under the Civil Rights Act ofwhat is the time limit to file a housing discrimination complaint with HUD. the state or municipal law is substantially equivalent to the federal law. chairman, i rise to support the fair housing act amendments ofh.r.

the house committee on the judiciary, on which i am privileged to serve, responsibly decided that this important legislation extends fair housing protection to all handicapped individuals, including those with such conditions as epilepsy, cancer, aids, or the human.

History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code. How the US Code is built. Fair Housing Amendments Act of Fair Housing Amendments Act of Pub.Sept.

13,Stat. Short title, see 42 U.S.C. note. Pub. Text for H.R - th Congress (): Fair Housing Amendments Act of 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 Fair Housing Act Amendments ofreferred to in subsec. (d)(1), probably means the Fair Housing Amendments Act ofPub. –, Sept.

13,Stat.as amended. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of Amendment note set out under section of this title and Tables. Disabilities Act is drawn almost verbatim “from the definition of ‘handicap’ contained in the Fair Housing Amendments Act of ”).

This document uses the term “disability,” which is more generally accepted. 2 This Joint Statement does not focus on the specific technical criteria that must be.“Nothing in the Fair Housing Act [this subchapter] as amended by this Act [see Short Title of Amendment note above] limits any right, procedure, or remedy available under the Constitution or any other Act of the Congress not so amended.”.Fair Housing Statement.

WE DO BUSINESS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FAIR HOUSING ACT (The Civil Rights Act ofas amended by the Fair Housing Amendments Act of ) IT IS ILLEGAL TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANY PERSON BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, HANDICAP, FAMILIAL STATUS (HAVING ONE OR MORE CHILDREN), OR NATIONAL ORIGIN.