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Virginia Fair Housing Law - Protected Classes Under State Law

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Virginia is one of a majority of states that has its own fair housing law.

If you're renting or looking for an apartment in Virginia, you're covered by the Fair Housing Act (FHA), a federal law, which protects tenants and prospective tenants alike from illegal housing discrimination based on the following protected classes:

In addition to these protected classes, Virginia offers legal protection based on:

  • age (55 and older).

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