Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
5/12/2021

Part I. General

18VAC62-20-10. Applicability.

This chapter is applicable to persons subject to the Fair Housing Law (§ 36-96.1 et seq. of the Code of Virginia) who are in the business of selling or renting dwellings as defined in this chapter, except those individuals who hold a valid license issued by the Real Estate Board.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2344 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

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

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 Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 20, eff. July 15, 2005.

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