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  • SUBCHAPTER II - PREVENTION OF INTIMIDATION

  • 3601. Declaration of policy

    It is the policy of the United States to provide, within constitutional limitations, for fair housing throughout the United States.

    3602. Definitions

    As used in this subchapter -

    3603. Effective dates of certain prohibitions

  • Subject to the provisions of subsection (b) of this section and section 3607 of this title, the prohibitions against discrimination in the sale or rental of housing set forth in section 3604 of this title shall apply:
  • Nothing in section 3604 of this title (other than subsection (c)) shall apply to -
  • For the purposes of subsection (b) of this section, a person shall be deemed to be in the business of selling or renting dwellings if -
  • 3604. Discrimination in the sale or rental of housing and other prohibited practices

    As made applicable by section 3603 of this title and except as exempted by sections 3603(b) and 3607 of this title, it shall be unlawful -

  • (FOOTNOTE 2) So in original. The period probably should be a semicolon.
  • 3605. Discrimination in residential real estate-related transactions

  • It shall be unlawful for any person or other entity whose business includes engaging in residential real estate-related transactions to discriminate against any person in making available such a transaction, or in the terms or conditions of such a transaction, because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.
  • As used in this section, the term "residential real estate-related transaction" means any of the following:
  • Nothing in this subchapter prohibits a person engaged in the business of furnishing appraisals of real property to take into consideration factors other than race, color, religion, national origin, sex, handicap, or familial status.
  • 3606. Discrimination in the provision of brokerage services

    After December 31, 1968, it shall be unlawful to deny any person access to or membership or participation in any multiple-listing service, real estate brokers' organization or other service, organization, or facility relating to the business of selling or renting dwellings, or to discriminate against him in the terms or conditions of such access, membership, or participation, on account of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

    3607. Religious organization or private club exemption

  • (FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. Probably should be "paragraph".
  • 3608. Administration

  • The authority and responsibility for administering this Act shall be in the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
  • The Department of Housing and Urban Development shall be provided an additional Assistant Secretary.
  • The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall -
  • The provisions of law and Executive orders to which subsection (e)(6) of this section applies are -
  • 3608a. Collection of certain data

  • To assess the extent of compliance with Federal fair housing requirements (including the requirements established under title VI of Public Law 88-352 (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.) and title VIII of Public Law 90-284 (42 U.S.C. 3601 et seq.)), the Secretary of Agriculture shall collect, not less than annually, data on the racial and ethnic characteristics of persons eligible for, assisted, or otherwise benefiting under each community development, housing assistance, and mortgage and loan insurance and guarantee program administered by such Secretary. Such data shall be collected on a building by building basis if the Secretary determines such collection to be appropriate.
  • The Secretary of Agriculture shall include in the annual report of such Secretary to the Congress a summary and evaluation of the data collected by such Secretary under subsection (a) of this section during the preceding year.
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