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Fair Housing Act, as Amended (FHA, FHAA), Sections 801-820: (42 U.S.C. §§ 3601-3619)


Date Published: August 2015


The Fair Housing Act (FHA), as amended, sets forth the fair housing policy of the United States. It defines fair housing terminology; details discriminatory housing practices; sets forth the exemptions under the Act; sets out the administrative framework enforcement of the Act and procedures for investigations. The FHA is the basis for all activities to affirmatively further the provisions of the Act.

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