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The civil Rights Act of 1866 prohibits discrimination in housing based on

a. race
b. religion
c. sex
d. handicap
a. race
The agency responsible for the enforcement of the Fair Housing Act is the

a. Department of Justice
b. Federal Housing Administration
c. Department of Housing and Urban Development
d. Department of Veteran Affairs
c. Department of Housing and Urban Development
It is illegal for a lending institution to refuse to make a residential real estate loan in a particular area only because of the

a. questionable economic situation of the applicant
b. physical location of the property
c. applicant not being of legal age
d. deteriorated condition of the premises
b. physical location of the property
A discrimination suit may be filed in federal court by

a. the aggrieved person because of racial discrimination
b. the Department of Housing and Urban Development
c. the state or county nondiscrimination officer
d. the Federal Housing Administration
a. the aggrieved person because of racial discrimination
In order to file a complaint of discrimination, the person alleging a problem must

a. be able to prove that discrimination occurred
b. suspect that discrimination occurred
c. be able to prove that the discrimination was intentional
d. be able to produce witnesses to the discrimination
b. suspect that discrimination occurred
The Fair Housing Act of 1968 is contained in

a. Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968
b. The Civil Rights Act of 1866
c. He Civil Rights Act of 1964
d. Executive Order No. 11063
a. Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968
A prospective homebuyer who is black inquires about the availability of a home in a predominately while residential neighborhood. What should the broker say to this prospect?

a. “You wouldn’t want to live in this are because the neighbors are trying to protect the integrity of the area.”
b. “I’d be happy to show you homes in other areas where black people are welcome.
c. “The residents here have expressed a desire to keep the area homogeneous with no minorities.”
d. “I’ll be pleased to show you any houses that you’re interested in.”
d. “I’ll be pleased to show you any houses that you’re interested in.”
Real estate brokers are required to do all of the following EXCEPT

a. take affirmative marketing action in advertising
b. take affirmative marketing action in canvassing
c. show all of the properties they have listed
d. prominently display the equal housing opportunity poster
c. show all of the properties they have listed
Protection from threats or acts of violence against those who assist and encourage open housing rights is found in the

a. Civil Rights Act of 1866
b. Civil Rights Act of 1964
c. Fair Housing Act of 1968
d. Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988
c. Fair Housing Act of 1968
The provisions of the Fair Housing Act apply

a. in all states
b. only in those states that have ratified the act
c. only in those states that do not have substantially equivalent laws
d. only in those states that do not have specific state fair housing laws
a. in all states
Actions that are made illegal by federal and state fair housing laws include all of the following EXCEPT

a. offering advantageous loan terms to encourage the re-segregation of a residential area
b. refusing to show certain residential property to non-English speaking individuals
c. channeling members of a certain minority group into an area already predominately occupied by members of that minority
d. refusing to show certain residential property to people who are not financially qualified
d. refusing to show certain residential property to people who are not financially qualified
The refusal of a lending institution to make a residential real estate loan strictly because of the racial or ethnic composition of the neighborhood is called

a. blockbusting
b. redlining
c. steering
d. panic peddling
b. redlining
Discrimination based on familial status was prohibited with the passage of the

a. Civil Rights Act of 1866
b. Civil Rights Act of 1964
c. Fair Housing Act of 1968
d. Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988
d. Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988
Discrimination on the basis of any of the following could be construed as violations of fair housing laws EXCEPT for discrimination based on

a. ethnic considerations
b. sexual considerations
c. economic considerations
d. religions considerations
c. economic considerations
There are exceptions to some of the fair housing laws for all of the following criteria EXCEPT

a. retirement communities
b. private clubs
c. religious organizations
d. racial considerations
d. racial considerations
The practice of channeling families with children away from other buildings into an apartment building where other families with children reside is

a. most practical
b. blockbusting
c. redlining
d. steering
d. steering
Steering is

a. leading prospective homeowners to or away from certain neighborhoods
b. refusing to make loans on properties located in certain areas
c. a requirement for the broker to join MLS
d. a practice of standardizing commission rates
a. leading prospective homeowners to or away from certain neighborhoods
When a salesperson represents that minorities are moving into the area to get homeowners to sell their properties, this activity is

a. panic selling
b. steering
c. discriminatory advertising
d. legal as long as it is true
a. panic selling
The federal Fair Housing Act prohibits all of the following EXCEPT

a. blockbusting
b. discriminatory advertising
c. redlining
d. discriminating on the basis of marital status
d. discriminating on the basis of marital status
Under the federal Fair Housing Act it is illegal to discriminate because

a. a person has a history of dangerous behavior
b. of a person’s material status
c. a person has AIDS
d. a person has been convicted of distributing a controlled substance
c. a person has AIDS
A house for sale was advertised: “Fine executive home in an exclusive neighborhood, suitable for an older couple; near St. Mary’s Church.” All of the following are true EXCEPT

a. This is descriptive of the property for sale and a food ad.
b. An exclusive neighborhood could be interpreted to mean that minorities are not welcome.
c. It appears that families with children are not welcome.
d. The neighborhood could appear to be undesirable for people who do not follow the same religion as St. Mary’s Church.
a. This is descriptive of the property for sale and a food ad.
A broker employs several salespeople, one of whom is a minority. The broker tells this salesperson to work only with minority buyers and solicit listings in only predominately minority neighborhoods. Which of the following is true?

a. The broker is entitled to direct the activities of this salesperson.
b. The fair housing laws do not apply to the broker’s practices
c. The salesperson’s rights have been violated buy the broker
d. The salesperson should be satisfied with the broker’s policy.
c. The salesperson’s rights have been violated buy the broker
The restrictive covenants in a condominium complex prohibit pets. A prospective buyer with a physical disability relies on an animal to assist him. Which of the following is true?

a. The condominium has the right to establish this private restrictions if it chooses
b. This restriction is unenforceable only if the animal is used to assist people with visual impairments
c. This restriction is unenforceable when any person with a disability uses an animal for assistance
d. The condominium can waive the enforcement of the covenant only by accommodating the animal
c. This restriction is unenforceable when any person with a disability uses an animal for assistance
The Americans with Disabilities Act requires that

a. all real estate is free of barriers to people with disabilities
b. all employers adopt nondiscriminatory employment practices
c. reasonable accommodations be provided to people with disabilities
d. the existing premises must be remodeled regardless of the cost involved
c. reasonable accommodations be provided to people with disabilities
Which of the following is illegal?

a. refusing to lend money to a minority person who has poor credit
b. refusing to allow families with children to live in a housing development intended exclusively for people over 62
c. refusing to hire an otherwise qualified person because he cares for his wife who has a disability
d. refusing to rent to a person who has been convicted of a distributing cocaine
c. refusing to hire an otherwise qualified person because he cares for his wife who has a disability
Which of the following would be considered to be legal?

a. charging a family with children a higher security deposit than is charged to adults
b. requiring a person with a disability to establish an escrow account for the costs to restore a property after it has been modified
c. picturing only white people in a brochure as the “happy residents” in a housing development
d. Refusing to sell a house to a person who has a history of mental illness
b. requiring a person with a disability to establish an escrow account for the costs to restore a property after it has been modified