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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional and Occupational Licensing
Agency 62. Fair Housing Board
Chapter 20. Fair Housing Certification Regulations

18VAC62-20-20. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter, unless a different meaning is provided or is plainly required by the context, shall have the following meanings:

"Board" means the Fair Housing Board.

"Certificate holder" means any person in the business of selling or renting dwellings holding a valid certificate issued by the board.

"Certification" means the process by which the board issues a certificate to a person certifying completion of the entry requirements established by this chapter.

"Hour" means 50 minutes.

"Person in the business of selling or renting dwellings" means any person who (i) within the preceding 12 months has participated as principal in three or more transactions involving the sale or rental of any dwelling or any interest therein or (ii) is the owner of any dwelling designed or intended for occupancy by or occupied by five or more families.

"Proprietary school" means (i) a privately owned school; (ii) a real estate professional association; or (iii) other entities, not under the authority of the Department of Education but approved by the Fair Housing Board to teach fair housing courses.

"Provider" means an accredited university, college, community college or high school offering adult distributive education courses, or a school offering fair housing related courses.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2344 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 21, Issue 20, eff. July 15, 2005.

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