Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board
Real Estate Board
 
chapter
Fair Housing Regulations [18 VAC 135 ‑ 50]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Regulations implementing the Fair Housing Law, including the investigation and conciliation of complaints and recommendations for the filing of civil actions by the Attorney General.
State Authority Sections 36-94 (d) and 36-96.20. C
Federal Authority Fair Housing Act of 1968, 42 USCS 3613
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect the citizens of the Commonwealth through strict enforcement of the Fair Housing Law in the least burdensome, costly and instrusive manner to the citizens of and businesses of the Commonwealth.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Anika Coleman  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: reboard@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-8552    FAX: (866)826-8863    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
General Review of Fair Housing Regulations NOIRA Comment period is underway and will end on 06/19/2024.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to reflect Chapters 17 and 478 Acts of Assembly (2021 Special Session I)
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2021.
Amendments to incorporate new protected classes enacted by 2020 Acts of Assembly
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2020.
General Review of Fair Housing Regulations 2009 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/01/2014.
Amendment to Fair Housing Regulations Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/22/2007.
Amendment to Fair Housing Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/10/2003.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment to Fair Housing Regulations NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 03/28/2000 before the Secretary's office completed its review.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
12/19/2023 Agency Completed Retain As Is
11/18/2019 Agency Completed Retain As Is
1/27/2016 Agency Completed Retain As Is
3/9/2012 Agency Completed Retain As Is