(a) The terms Department and Secretary are
defined in 24 CFR part 5.
Any person who claims to have been injured by a
discriminatory housing practice may file a complaint with the Secretary pursuant to part
105 of this chapter. A failure to display the fair housing poster as required by this part
shall be deemed prima facie evidence of a discriminatory housing practice.
[37 FR 3429, Feb. 16, 1972]
(a) The fair housing poster shall be 11 inches by 14 inches and
shall bear the following legend:
We do Business in Accordance With the Fair Housing Act
(The Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended by the Fair Housing Amendments
Act of 1988)
All persons subject to this part may
obtain fair housing posters from the Department's regional and area offices. A facsimile
may be used if the poster and the lettering are equivalent in size and legibility to the
poster available from the Department.
All fair housing posters shall be
prominently displayed so as to be readily apparent to all persons seeking housing
accommodations or seeking to engage in residential real estate-related transactions or
brokerage services as contemplated by sections 804 through 806 of the Act.
(a) Except to the extent that paragraph (b) of
this section applies, all persons subject to section 804 of the Act, Discrimination in the
Sale or Rental of Housing and Other Prohibited Practices, shall post and maintain a fair
housing poster as follows:
The regulations set forth in this part
contain the procedures established by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development with
respect to the display of a fair housing poster by persons subject to sections 804 through
806 of the Fair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. 3604-3606.
EDITOR'S NOTE: 24 CFR Part 109 is no longer officially part of the Code of Federal Regulations. Part 109 was withdrawn from the Code of Federal Regulations by directive no. FR-4029-F-01, effective May 1, 1996.