Ch. 7 - Federal and State Laws Pertaining to Real Estate

The Civil Rights Act of 1866 prohibits discrimination in real estate transactions based on a consumer's

race.

The illegal practice of directing minorities to areas of the city which are populated by the same race or religion is called

steering.

The purpose of the Interstate Land Sales Disclosure Act is to

provide consumer protection.

A buyer requests to be shown homes only in an Asian area of town. In this case the sales associate should

provide the buyer with listings that meet the buyer's criteria and price in all parts of town, then let the buyer decide which homes he wants to be shown.

The ______is a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable individuals with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

ADA

An aggrieved party with a Fair Housing violation has how long to file a complaint with the Department of Housing and Urban Development?

1 year

All fall under the description of "handicapped" or persons with a disability under the Fair Housing Laws EXCEPT

a person in a wheelchair because of a broken leg.

Under the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1988, which qualifies as a protected class under the definition of familial status?

A family with children 18 and younger

A savings and loan would be violating the Federal Fair Housing Act by denying a loan to Mr. and Mrs. Happy Buyer because

they want to live in area that is considered by the bank to be declining.

A garden-style apartment building was completed in 1990. It has two stories, but does not have an elevator. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, (ADA) which area must meet specifications for handicap accessibility?

Only the first floor

The Federal Fair Housing Act provides that a prima facie case against a broker for discrimination has been established after a complaint has been received because the broker has failed to:

Display a HUD Equal Opportunity poster.

The purpose and intent of _______________ is to incorporate into the law of this state the accessibility requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and to obtain and maintain United States Department of Justice certification of the Flori

the Florida Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Implementation Act

Which would be exempt under the Federal Fair Housing Acts of 1968?

An individual selling a personal residence who does not use a broker or discriminatory advertising

Under the Federal Fair Housing Act, ______________ is not a protected class.

age