24 CFR 110.5 Definitions

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(a) The terms Department and Secretary are defined in 24 CFR part 5.

(b) Discriminatory housing practice means an act that is unlawful under section 804, 805, 806, or 818 of the Act. (c) Dwelling means any building, structure, or portion thereof which is occupied as, or designed or intended for occupancy as, a residence by one or more families, and any vacant land which is offered for sale or lease for the construction or location thereon of any such building, structure, or portion thereof.

(d) Family includes a single individual.

(e) Person includes one or more individuals, corporations, partnerships, associations, labor organizations, legal representatives, mutual companies, joint-stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, trustees, trustees in cases under title 11 U.S.C., receivers and fiduciaries.

(f) Fair housing poster means the poster prescribed by the Secretary for display by persons subject to sections 804-806 of the Act.

(g) The Act means the Fair Housing Act (The Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended by the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988), 42 U.S.C. 3600, et seq.

(h) Person in the business of selling or renting dwellings means a person as defined in section 803(c) of the Act.

[37 FR 3429, Feb. 16, 1972, as amended at 54 FR 3311, Jan. 23, 1989; 61 FR 5205, Feb. 9, 1996]