Real estate professionals support Fair Housing Act
By Press Release
Published Thursday, April 21, 2016 9:35 am
April 11 marks the 48th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, which enunciates a national policy of fair housing without regard to race, color, religion, sex, familial status, handicap and national origin, and encourages fair housing opportunities for all.
The Delta County Board of REALTORS®, is committed to highlight the Fair Housing Act by continuing to address discrimination in our community, to support programs that will educate the public about the right to equal housing opportunities, and to plan partnership efforts with other organizations to help assure everyone of their right to fair housing.
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Code of Ethics commits all REALTORS® to providing equal professional services without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, familial status, handicap, sexual orientation, gender identity and national origin.
The Delta County Board of REALTORS® is beginning a year-long commemoration of the Fair Housing Act and urges all citizens to wholeheartedly recognize this celebration throughout the year.