FHFA adds to list of protected classes in inclusion rules

 · The North Carolina State Bar recently struck down changes to the North Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct that would have included “sexual orientation” in the list of protected classes. The proposed amendment stated that lawyers should not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race, gender, age or other protected status or personal characteristic.

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FHFA is proposing to amend 1207.21(a) to add sexual orientation, gender identity, and status as a parent to the list of bases covered under each regulated entity’s equal opportunity statement as required by 12 U.S.C. 1833e, and in conformance with executive order 11478.

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The original FHA had only five protected classes-race, color, religion, sex, and national origin. An amendment in 1988, however, added handicap and familial status to the protected classes. Within the FHA, the federal government now defines seven "protected classes" for the types of discrimination forbidden:

FHFA Issues Proposed Amendments to Regulations on Minority. – – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and seeking comments on proposed amendments to its Minority and Women Inclusion regulations. The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 requires Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks (regulated entities) to promote diversity and inclusion in all their businesses and activities.

Start studying Test 2- Unit 3 Fair Housing. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.. Added disability and familiar status to the list of protected classes.. Establishes rules and regulations that further interpret the practices affected by the law.

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The seven classes protected under the Federal Fair Housing Act are: Color. Disability. Familial Status (having children under 18 in a household, including pregnant women) National Origin. Race. Religion. Sex.

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While Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not explicitly include sexual orientation or gender identity in its list of protected bases, the Commission, consistent with Supreme Court case law holding that employment actions motivated by gender stereotyping are unlawful sex discrimination and other court decisions, interprets the.