North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 41A State Fair Housing Act

  • § 41A-1   Title
    This Chapter shall be known and may be cited as the State Fair Housing Act. (1983, c. 522, s. 1.)
  • § 41A-2   Purpose
    The purpose of this Chapter is to provide fair housing throughout the State of North Carolina. (1983, c. 522, s. 1.)
  • § 41A-3   Definitions
    For the purposes of this Chapter, the following definitions apply: (1) The "Commission" means the North Carolina Human Relations Commission; (1a) "Covered multifamily dwellings" means:...
  • § 41A-4   Unlawful discriminatory housing practices
    (a) It is an unlawful discriminatory housing practice for any person in a real estate transaction, because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicapping...
  • § 41A-5   Proof of violation
    (a) It is a violation of this Chapter if: (1) A person by his act or failure to act intends to discriminate against a person....
  • § 41A-6   Exemptions
    (a) The provisions of G.S. 41A‑4, except for subdivision (a)(6), do not apply to the following: (1) The rental of a housing accommodation in a...
  • § 41A-7   Enforcement
    (a) Any person who claims to have been injured by an unlawful discriminatory housing practice or who reasonably believes that he will be irrevocably injured...
  • § 41A-8   Investigation; subpoenas
    (a) In conducting an investigation, the Commission shall have access at all reasonable times to premises, records, documents, individuals, and other evidence or possible sources...
  • § 41A-9   Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 721, s. 3
  • § 41A-10   Venue
    All civil actions shall be commenced in the county where the alleged unlawful discriminatory housing practice occurred, or in the county where the real property...