Fair Housing Act

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Fair Housing Act refers to Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), as amended, it "prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status (including children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women, and people securing custody of children under the age of 18), and disability."[1]

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