What Is An Equal Housing Lender?
As an Equal Housing Lender, Certified Federal Credit Union does business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law and Equal Credit Opportunity Act. Under this Act, financial institutions are prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, handicap or familial status.
Under the Federal Fair Housing Act, it is illegal to:
- Deny a loan for the purpose of purchasing, constructing, improving, repairing or maintaining a dwelling, or deny any loan secured by a dwelling; or
- Discriminate in fixing the amount, interest rate, duration, application procedures or other terms or conditions of such a loan, or in appraising property
on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, handicap or familial status.