As used in this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning:

Terms Used In Virginia Code 54.1-2343

  • Board: means the Fair Housing Board. See Virginia Code 54.1-2343
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Person: includes any individual, corporation, partnership, association, cooperative, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, government, political subdivision, or any other legal or commercial entity and any successor, representative, agent, agency, or instrumentality thereof. See Virginia Code 1-230

“Board” means the Fair Housing Board.

“Fair Housing Law” means the provisions of Chapter 5.1 (§ 36-96.1 et seq.) of Title 36.

“Person in the business or activity of selling or renting dwellings” means any person who is the owner of any combination of residential dwelling units occupied by five or more families. “Person in the business or activity of selling or renting dwellings” shall not include any person involved in the sale of a dwelling or interest therein pursuant to a deed of trust, or in full or partial satisfaction of a debt that was secured by such dwelling or interest therein, or other lien on such property.

2003, c. 575; 2010, cc. 457, 620.