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Sam seller refuses to accept an offer to purchase his home from Juan Pedro from Spain because Sam considers the $50 earnest money insufficent. Which of the following is correct?

A. Sam is in violation of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 because he has discriminated on the ground of national origin.
B. Sam refused the offer because of the small amount of earnest money, so he is not in violation of the 1968 Act.
C. Sam is in violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 because he discriminated on the basis of race.
D. Sam is guilty of redlining.
B. Sam refused the offer because of the small amount of earnest money, so he is not in violation of the 1968 Act.
Which of the following is not a basis of discrimination prohibited by the 1968 Act?

A. race
B. sex
C. occupation
D. religion
C. occupation
Larry Landord refuses to rent one of five apartments in his building to Barbars Barrister, an attorney. Which of the following statements about Larry's refusal is correct?

A. if Larry's refusal to rent to Barbara is because she is an attorney, he is not in violation of the 1968 Act
B. if Larry's refusal to rent to Barbara is because she is female, Larry is not in violation of the 1968 Act
C. if Larry's refusal to rent is because she is female, he is guilty of redling
D. it doesn't matter what Larry's reason is because he can claim an exemption
A. if Larry's refusal to rent to Barbara is because she is an attorney, he is not in violation of the 1968 Act
The Our Town Multiple Listing Service refuses to accept a listing because the homeowner is Russian. Which of the following is correct?

A. an MLS does not come under the 1968 ACT because it is a private nonprofit organization
B. the 1968 Act does not prohibit discrimination against Russians
C. the listing broker's membership in the MLS may be terminated for taking the listing
D. the MLS is in violation of the 1968 Act for denying access to the service because of the owner's national origin
D. the MLS is in violation of the 1968 Act for denying access to the service because of the owner's national origin
A property manager refuses to rent an office because the rental applicant is an African American. The applicant has legal recourse under the:

A. Civil Rights Act of 1968
B. Civil Rights Act of 1866
C. Civil Rights Act of 1988
D. Civil Rights Act of 1974
B. Civil Rights Act of 1866
In an advertisement offering her only house for sale, the owner states that she will give preference to cash buyers who are female and members of the Catholic religion. The owner subsequently refuses a cash offer because the offerer is a male Presbyterian. Which of the following is correct?

A. because the seller only owns one house, she is exempt from the 1968 Act
B. because the advertisement only stated a preference, it is not discriminatory
C. because the seller's main purpose was to obtain cash, the refusal is not discriminatory
D. because the advertisement was in fact discriminatory, the seller's exemption is lost and she has violated the 1968 Act in two ways
D. because the advertisement was in fact discriminatory, the seller's exemption is lost and she has violated the 1968 Act in two ways
A real estate salesperson shows only white prospects homes only in all-white areas. This discriminatory practice is called:

A. redling
B. blockbusting
C. steering
D. directing
C. steering
Ella, who owns and occupies a single-family home in Illinois, restricts the rental of rooms in her home to women only. Ella has:

A. not violated any civil rights acts
B. violated the Illinois Human Rights Act
C. violated the Civil Rights Act of 1968
D. violated the Civil Rights Act of 1974
A. not violated any civil rights acts
Which of the following is exempt from the provisions of the 1968 Act?

A. an owner of four houses
B. an owner occupying one of four apartments in his building
C. a religious organization renting one of 16 apartments it owns and operates for commercial purposes
D. an owner who has listed a residential lot for sale with a real estate broker
B. an owner occupying one of four apartments in his building
The Swansons own no real property other than thrie home and wish to sell the home by themselves and move to Wisconsin Rapids. They will be in violation of the Illinois Human Rights ACt if they:

A. sell only to family members
B. sell only to persons of Norwegian descent
C. sell only to Lutherans
D. prohibit sale of property to persons of Swedish descent by placing this restriction ion a deed
D. prohibit sale of property to persons of Swedish descent by placing this restriction ion a deed
The Civil Right ACt of 1968 as amended in 1988 may be enforced by all of the following EXCEPT:

A. a civil suit for damages in federal court
B. administrative procedures through HUD
C. action by the U.S. Attorney General
D. arbitration with the National Labor Relations Board
D. arbitration with the National Labor Relations Board
A homeowner avails herself of the exemption provided by the 1968 Act and refuses to accept an offer because the offeror is a wite person. The offeror may:

A. bring in federal district court under the Civil Rights Act of 1866
B. bring in federal district court under the Civil Rights Act of 1968
C. bring in federal district court under the Civil Rights Act of 1988
D. ask for arbitration with HUD
A. bring in federal district court under the Civil Rights Act of 1866
Salesperson Williams, an Illinois licensee, took a listing from seller Michaels that prohibits sale of property to persons with disabilities. Salesperson Williams:

A. may not show the property to persons with disabilities
B. is in violation of the Illinois Human Rights Act
C. is in violation of the Illinois License Act
D. is in violation of bothe the Illinois Human Rights and Illinois Real Estate License Act
D. is in violation of bothe the Illinois Human Rights and Illinois Real Estate License Act
A tenant rents an apartment and asks the lessor for permission to make some modifications to the apartment. Specifically, he asks the lessor to allow hime to lower the light switches and heating controls to a height that is now required code in new construction. When the tenant vacates the property, the tenant

A. must restore the light switches and heating controls back to their original height at his own expense
B. must restore the light switches and heating controls back to their original height at the lessor's expense
C. must restore the light switches and heating controls within 30 days of the termination of the lease
D. need not restore the light switches and heating controls
D. need not restore the light switches and heating controls
A person who uses a wheelchair requests that an apartment be modified to meet his physical needs. Which of the following is correct?

A. the owner must make appropriate modifications at the owner's expense
B. at the end of the tenancy, the renter must pay for returning the premises to their orginal condition
C. the owner may refuse to rent to the tenant because of the needed modifications
D. the owner may change increased rent because of the disability and the needed modifications
B. at the end of the tenancy, the renter must pay for returning the premises to their orginal condition
A handicapped tenant in your apartment complex comes to you and requests a handicap parking space in the rear of the building closer to his entry. Several of the existing spaces in front are never used. Which of the following is TRUE?

A. the act requires you to install the parking space as this is considered a reasobable accomondation
b. the act requires you to have an adequate number of handicap spaces but not where the spaces should be
C. if the building has an elevator, the handicap spaces must be near the main entrance
D. the landlord can terminate the handicap tenant's lease for being a nuisance
A. the act requires you to install the parking space as this is considered a reasobable accomondation
Jay is telephone surveying homeowners in an area near his office to determine if they plan to move or if they know someone who is planning to move. Kraig, a homeowner called by Jay, tells Jay in an angry voice that his name is on a non-solicitation list and he is going to report Jay to the state's attorney. Jay may have violated they:

A. Equal Housing Rights Act
B. Federal Fair Housing Act
C. Illinois Human Right Act
D. Illinois Solicitation Statute
D. Illinois Solicitation Statute
The following phase in a real estate ad would be considered discriminatory:

A. mother-in-law apartment
B. bachelor's apartment
C. master bedroom
D. mature couple preferred
D. mature couple preferred
An African American tries to lease a storefront for the business that she intends to open. The lessor refuses to rent the space to her due to her race. The lessor is in violation of the:

A. Illinois Landlord-Tenant Act
B. Federal Fair Housing Act of 1989
C. Civil Rights Act of 1866
D. Americans with Disabilities Act
C. Civil Rights Act of 1866
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, which of the following is NOT a public accomodation?

A. hotel
B. bakery
C. factory
D. school
C. factory
A property manager for a large apartment complex restricts families with children under 10 years of age to the first floor units. There is never a shortage of first floor vacancies and no financially qualified families have been turned away. Restricting families to the first floor

A. makes good business sense
B. will make second floor apartment more desirable to tenants without children
C. is legal if families are not turned away for lack of an availible first floor unit
D. is illegal
D. is illegal
A blind person wants to rent a third floor apartment. Concerned for her safety you insist she rent the first floor unit that has the same square footage and the same floor plan. Under these circumstances:

A. you violated fair housing laws
A. you violated fair housing laws
The Civil Rights Act of 1866 was initially enforced against a private party in the case of:

A. Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co.
B. Lincoln Area Homeowners Association v. HUD
C. Johnsons v. Alpha Construction Co.
D. HUD v. Spring Hill Grove Builders
A. Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co.
A broker, concerned about not breaking any fair housing laws, sells a home in an all white are to an African American couple that became interestd in the home. The broker then prepares a flyer professing what he had just done and starts handing then out at a local shopping mall. The broker:

A. has abided by the Civil Rights ACt of 1968
B. should not have sold the house to a minority couple
C. is guilty of racial steering
D. is guilty of blockbusting
D. is guilty of blockbusting
Under the Illinois Human Rights Act, the protectd classes include all of the following EXCEPT:

A. parental status
B. unfavorable military discharge
C. ancestry
D. marital status
A. parental status