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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 135. Real Estate Board
Chapter 50. Fair Housing Regulations

18VAC135-50-160. Discrimination in the making of loans and in the provision of other financial assistance.

A. It shall be unlawful for any person or entity whose business includes engaging in residential real estate-related transactions to discriminate against any person in making available loans or other financial assistance for a dwelling or that is or is to be secured by a dwelling because of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, elderliness, national origin, sexual identity, gender identity, or military status.

B. Prohibited practices under this section include failing or refusing to provide to any person, in connection with a residential real estate-related transaction, information regarding the availability of loans or other financial assistance, application requirements, or procedures or standards for the review and approval of loans or financial assistance or providing information that is inaccurate or different from that provided others because of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, elderliness, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or military status.

Statutory Authority

§ 36-96.8 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR585-01-05 § 2.10, eff. December 1, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 3, eff. November 1, 2020; Volume 38, Issue 5, eff. December 1, 2021.

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