Real Estate Professional's and Attorney's Guide to the Fair Housing Law's Recent Inclusion of Familial Status as a Protected Class, A

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Ryan, Jennifer Jolly
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1995
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INTRODUCTION|As real estate transactions become increasingly complex and highly regulated, property owners, real estate professionals, and their attorneys who advise them, must become familiar with the vast number of laws that have an effect on real estate transactions. A rapidly growing area of the law deals with discrimination in housing. If fair housing practices and policies are not complied with, real estate professionals and property owners may find themselves potentially liable to consumers under agency principals, and state and federal fair housing laws. In addition to potential civil or criminal penalties imposed by the courts, real estate licensees or those engaged in real estate activities, who should be licensed under state law, may be subject to disciplinary action under state licensing law for unlawful discriminatory activity. Disciplinary action may include the imposition of a fine and/or suspension or revocation of the real estate professional's license....
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28 Creighton L. Rev. 1143 (1994-1995)
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Creighton University School of Law
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