Fair Housing Policy
Madison Adams™ Fair Housing Policy
Madisonadams.com® supports federal laws and all other applicable state and local regulations regarding real estate advertising and matters related to real estate. Madisonadams.com encourages our site users to follow and comply with the law.
All real estate advertisement on Madisonadams.com website is subject to the federal Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination.”
Madisonadams.com will not knowingly accept or permit any advertisement for real estate that is in violation of the law. It is our policy that all housing advertised on this website is available on an equal opportunity basis.
Civil Rights Act of 1866
The Civil Rights Act of 1866 prohibits all racial discrimination in the sale or rental of property.
The Fair Housing Act
The Fair Housing Act declares a national policy of fair housing throughout the United States, making illegal any discrimination in the sale, lease or rental of housing, or making housing otherwise unavailable, because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities in places of public accommodations and commercial facilities.
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act makes discrimination unlawful with respect to any aspect of a credit application on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or because all or part of the applicant's income derives from any public assistance program.
State and Local Laws
State and local laws often provide broader coverage and prohibit discrimination based on additional classes not covered by federal law.
Before posting any advertisement on our site each user is required to know the law and abide by it. Users are fully responsible for the content of their advertising.
If You Suspect Discrimination:
Despite our zero tolerance policy, much of the information regarding real estate and related matters in Madisonadams.com website is provided by third parties. As such, there may be an instance of potential discrimination by these third parties that we are not yet aware of. If you suspect discrimination, please contact our staff immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org
Complaints alleging discrimination in housing may be filed with the nearest office of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), or by calling HUD’s toll free number, 1-800-669-9777 (voice), or 1-800-543-8294 (TDD).
You can contact HUD via the Internet at www.hud.gov
Last Updated: 03-13-2013