Idaho Fair Housing Law (Title 67-State Government and State Affairs) prohibits discrimination in real estate transactions which is based on:
- National Origin
Idaho law applies to all real estate transactions, including:
What housing is covered?
Idaho law covers most housing, including single rentals, houses and duplexes. An exemption is made for an owner occupied duplex.
Who is covered?
- Advertising media
- Apartment housing agents and managers
- Banks, savings & loan associations, mortgage lenders or other financial institutions
- Developers and owners
- Home builders
- Individual home owners
- Rental agents
- Real estate brokers
- Real estate salespersons
Discrimination can occur:
- When an owner or manager, broker, salesperson or anyone else refuses to show or submit offers for property, or otherwise interferes with or discourages a transaction or
- When any form of advertisement indicates a preference for or limitation on particular groups or
- When a person to whom an application for financing is made limits access to financing because the applicant is a minority or has a disability or
- When a person for the purpose of trying to induce a real estate transaction indicates that the minority composition of the surrounding area is changing or is about to change.
- When a renter is not allowed to install a wheelchair ramp or other type of reasonable modification that would permit accessibility for the person with a disability, at his/her own expense, even though he/she promises to remove it when he/she leaves.