FAIR HOUSING

As members of the National Association of Realtors we subscribe to the Code of Ethics of that Association. Article 10 embraces the issue of fair housing and encompasses the requirements of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and more. We strive to treat all people fairly and the same. This is the standard we adhere to.

Duties to the Public

Article 10, National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics

Realtors shall not deny equal professional services to any person for reasons of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin or sexual orientation. Realtors shall not be parties to any plan or agreement to discriminate against a person or persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin or sexual orientation. (Amended 1/11)

Realtors, in their real estate employment practices, shall not discriminate against any person or persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin or sexual orientation (Amended 1/11)

Standard of Practice 10-1

When involved in the sale or lease of a residence, Realtors shall not volunteer information regarding the racial, religious or ethnic composition of any neighborhood nor shall they engage in any activity which may result in panic selling, however, Realtors may provide other demographic information (Adopted 1/94, Amended 1/06)

Standard of Practice 10-2

When not involved in the sale or lease of a residence, Realtors may provide demographic information related to a property, transaction or professional assignment to a party if such demographic information is (a) deemed by the Realtor to be needed to assist with or complete, in a manner consistent with Article 10, a real estate transaction or professional assignment and (b) is obtained or derived from a recognized, reliable, independent, and impartial source. The source of such information and any additions, deletions, modifications, interpretations, or other changes shall be disclosed in reasonable detail. (Adopted 1/05, Renumbered 1/06)

Standard of Practice 10-3

Realtors shall not print, display or circulate any statement or advertisement with respect to selling or renting of a property that indicates any preference, limitations or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin or sexual orientation. (Adopted 1/94, Renumbered 1/05 and 1/06, Amended 1/11)

 

Standard of Practice 10-4

As used in Article 10 “real estate employment practices” relates to employees and independent contractors providing real estate-related services and the administrative and clerical staff directly supporting those individuals. (Adopted 1/00,Renumbered 1/05 and 1/06)

 

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