The Voluntary Affirmative Marketing Agreement (VAMA) negotiated with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development describes a voluntary compliance program in which REALTORS voluntarily accepts certain activities and programs to familiarize the Community with the availability of equivalent housing, put in place office procedures to ensure that there is no refusal of the same professional service to provide materials that declare this obligation and to cooperate with other groups within Community to identify and delete. Barriers to equitable housing. BIA| Bay Area offers a process optimized for its members! To demonstrate compliance with the FTA`s marketing requirements, a contractor must only declare that he or she has signed the VOLUNTARY FA Marketing Agreement (VAMA). We`ll take care of the rest! Section 10 of the National Association of REALTORS Code of Ethics requires that „REALTOR cannot refuse professional services equivalent to a person on the grounds of race, skin colour, religion, sex, disability, family status or national origin. REALTORS must not be a party to a plan or agreement to discriminate against a person or person on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, disability, family status or national origin.“ Given the erosion of the subprime market and the growing interest in Federal Housing Administration (FHA) programs as an alternative source of financing for first-time buyers, developers and developers wishing to sell new homes with FHA funding, it is recalled that they must meet the requirements of the Department of Housing and Urban Development to market their homes positively in relation to minorities and other protected classes. As a broker in a real estate transaction, licensed brokers or sellers are legally prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, disability, family status or national origin. A request from the home seller or an owner to act in a discriminatory manner when selling, renting or renting cannot be executed by the real estate agent. The home seller, home seeker and real estate professional have all rights and obligations under the law. Equal housing opportunity is the law of the country and the right of all in this country, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, disability, family status or national origin. The Civil Rights Act of 1866 provides that „all U.S. citizens have the same right in every state and territory that white citizens have the right to inherit, buy, rent, sell, keep and pass on real estate and private property.“ In the Von Jones v.
Mayer case, on June 17, 1968, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the 1866 law prohibits „any racial discrimination, both private and public, in the sale or rental of real estate.“ The CIRB report, which was made available to you by the California Homebuilding Foundation, is the most accurate building permit research service in the state, which provides personalized subscriptions and reports. Click on the CIRB logo above to get more information and place your order. Complaints of discrimination in housing can be filed with the nearest office of the Ministry of Housing and Planning or under the free number HUT 1-800-669-9777. By law, a home seller or lessor cannot set discriminatory terms of purchase or rental; to deny that the dwelling is available for inspection, sale or rental, if it is indeed available, or to promote that the property is only available to persons of a race, skin colour, religion, sex, disability, family status or national origin.