2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 45 - Fair Housing
Subchapter I - Generally
Sec. 3606 - Discrimination in the provision of brokerage services

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 3606 (2016)
Section Name

§3606. Discrimination in the provision of brokerage services

Section Text

After December 31, 1968, it shall be unlawful to deny any person access to or membership or participation in any multiple-listing service, real estate brokers' organization or other service, organization, or facility relating to the business of selling or renting dwellings, or to discriminate against him in the terms or conditions of such access, membership, or participation, on account of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 90–284, title VIII, §806, Apr. 11, 1968, 82 Stat. 84; Pub. L. 93–383, title VIII, §808(b)(3), Aug. 22, 1974, 88 Stat. 729; Pub. L. 100–430, §6(b)(1), Sept. 13, 1988, 102 Stat. 1622.)

Editorial Notes


1988—Pub. L. 100–430 inserted "handicap, familial status," after "sex,".

1974—Pub. L. 93–383 inserted ", sex" after "religion".


Amendment by Pub. L. 100–430 effective on 180th day beginning after Sept. 13, 1988, see section 13(a) of Pub. L. 100–430, set out as a note under section 3601 of this title.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Sec. 3606 - Discrimination in the provision of brokerage services
Contains section 3606
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 82 Stat. 84
88 Stat. 729
102 Stat. 1622
Public Law References Public Law 90-284, Public Law 93-383, Public Law 100-430
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