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Before you buy a home, attend a home ownership education course offered by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-approved, non-profit counseling agencies. Interview several real estate professionals (agents), and ask for and check references before you select one to help you buy or sell a home. Get information about the prices of other homes in the neighborhood. Do not be fooled into paying too much.
If you have a fair housing issue or a predatory lending question, the following resources are available: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 1-800-669-9777, or (TDD) 1-800-927-9275, or on the web at www.hud.gov Intermountain Fair Housing Council (208) 383-0695 in Boise calling area, or statewide toll-free 1-800-717-0695
Find out about: Legal Help Fair Housing Housing Discrimination   Legal Help Find the nearest Idaho Legal Aid Services office To find more information about Idaho laws and ways to help yourself:
If you, as an individual or family, are seeking housing, the Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination because of: race color national origin religion sex familial status: Children under 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women, or people trying to get custody of someone under the age of 18. disability: mental and/or physical. The term "housing" includes the following:

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