The Fair Housing Act
Fair Housing Act by section:
SUBCHAPTER I - GENERALLY
§ 3601. Declaration of policy.
§ 3602. Definitions.
§ 3603. Effective dates of certain prohibitions.
This title may be cited as the "Fair Housing Act".
Sec. 801. [42 U.S.C. 3601] Declaration of Policy
Sec. 802. [42 U.S.C.
Whoever, whether or not acting under color of law, by force or threat of force willfully injuries,
intimidates or interferes with, or attempts to injure, intimidate or interfere with -
If any provision of this subchapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is
held invalid, the remainder of the subchapter and the application of the provision to
other persons not similarly situated or to other circumstances shall not be affected
There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out the purposes of this subchapter.
(a) In general
The Secretary may cooperate with State and local agencies charged with the administration of
State and local fair housing laws and, with the consent of such agencies, utilize the
services of such agencies and their employees and, notwithstanding any other provision
of law, may reimburse such agencies and their
Nothing in this subchapter shall be construed to invalidate or limit any law of a State or
political subdivision of a State, or of any other jurisdiction in which this subchapter
shall be effective, that grants, guarantees, or protects the same rights as are granted by
this subchapter; but any law of a State, a political subdivision, or other such
jurisdiction that purports to require or permit any action that would be a discriminatory
housing practice under this subchapter shall to that extent be invalid.
The Secretary may make rules (including rules for the collection, maintenance, and analysis of
appropriate data) to carry out this subchapter. The Secretary shall give public notice and
opportunity for comment with respect to all rules made under this section.