1. Accessibility
    the ease and convenience with which a property can be entered by customers, tenants, and other users, particularly related to access via automobile. Also, building design and alterations that enable people with physical disabilities to enter and maneuver in the building.
  2. Americans with Disabilities Act
    (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities. ... In addition to the Department of Labor, four federal agencies enforce the ADA:
  3. Blockbusting
    the practice of persuading owners to sell property cheaply because of the fear of people of another race or class moving into the neighborhood, and thus profiting by reselling at a higher price.
  4. Civil Rights Act
    is a landmark civil rights and US labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. (1964)
  5. Color
    of a person or their skin, ethnicity
  6. Discrimination
    the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.
  7. Fair Housing Act
    signed into law in April 1968–popularly known as the ___ ___ ___–prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin and sex.
  8. Familial status
    The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of your type of family. ___ ___, for this purpose, may include children under the age of eighteen who are living with their parents or legal custodians, pregnant women, and people who are seeking to secure custody of children under eighteen.
  9. Florida Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
  10. Handicap status
    An individual with a disability: A person who (1) has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities; (2) has a record of such an impairment; or (3) is regarded as having such an impairment.
  11. HUD poster
    Any business, real estate broker, agent or person in the real estate business must post the HUD Equal Housing Opportunity Poster in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Act. It contains legal definitions of discrimination in real estate. Not posting may be seen as evidence of a discriminatory housing practice.
  12. National origin
    discrimination involves treating people (applicants or employees) unfavorably because they are from a particular country or part of the world, because of ethnicity or accent, or because they appear to be of a certain ethnic background (even if they are not).
  13. Protected classes
    • The seven ___ ___ under the Federal Fair Housing Act are:
    • Race.
    • Color.
    • Religion.
    • Sex.
    • National Origin.
    • Disability (added in 1988)
    • Familial Status (having children under 18 in a household, including pregnant women) (added in 1988)
  14. Public accommodation
    (a) All persons shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services, facilities, and privileges, advantages, and accommodations of any place of public accommodation, as defined in this section, without discrimination or segregation on the ground of race, color, religion, or national origin.
  15. Race
    a group of people of common ancestry, distinguished from others by physical characteristics, such as hair type, colour of eyes and skin, stature, etc. Principal races are Caucasoid, Mongoloid, and Negroid. 2. the human race, human beings collectively. 3.
  16. Redlining
    refuse (a loan or insurance) to someone because they live in an area deemed to be a poor financial risk
  17. Religion
    the belief in a god or in a group of gods. : an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, and rules used to worship a god or a group of gods. : an interest, a belief, or an activity that is very important to a person or group.
  18. Sex
    either of the two main categories (male and female) into which humans and many other living things are divided on the basis of their reproductive functions.
  19. Steering
    is an unlawful practice and includes any words or actions by a real estate sales representative or Broker that are intended to influence the choice of a prospective buyer or tenant. ___ violates federal fair housing provisions that proscribe discrimination in the sale or rental of housing.
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