Current through Register Vol. 22-07, April 1, 2022
Confined to unfair practices.
This chapter interprets and implements the disability discrimination
coverage provided by the law against discrimination regarding unfair practices
in real estate transactions,
49.60.340. This chapter applies to
the unfair practices which the commission is empowered by
49.60.120(4) to eliminate
and prevent through the administrative process provided in
Principal statutes interpreted.
The statutes principally interpreted in this chapter are
49.60.225. This chapter does not
define the scope of the civil right to be free from discrimination because of a
disability declared in
49.60.030 or interpret other
In applying and interpreting the provisions of the law
against discrimination regarding discrimination in real estate transactions
based upon the presence of a sensory, mental or physical disability or the use
of a trained dog guide or service animal by a disabled person, the commission
is guided by the following:
policy statements found in
The federal Fair Housing Amendments Act
of 1988, 42 U.S.C.
, et seq.
Related statutes and
RCW (provisions in buildings for aged and disabled persons);
RCW ("white cane
law" for disabled persons);
RCW (state building
code); chapter 162-26
WAC (disability discrimination in public accommodations);
WAC (disability discrimination in employment); chapter 162-40
WAC (disability discrimination in credit transactions); chapter 162-36
(unfair practices in real estate transactions); and chapter 51-30
(standards for barrier-free facilities).