Form 26-8812 VA Equal Opportunity Lender Certification

1 All advertising of residential financing will contain an Equal Housing Opportunity logo slogan or 1 That neither the lender nor anyone authorized to act for it will deny a VA loan to a veteran or discriminate in 2 If human models are used in display advertising campaigns the models will be clearly definable as 2 To apprise minority and female veterans of the availability of VA financing offered by the lender by 3 It should be noted that selective use of these guidelines could be considered an effort to circumvent fair 3 To prominently display the Equal Opportunity Lender poster in each place of business where VA loans are 4 To incorporate the equal housing opportunity logo slogan or statement as outlined in the VA Advertising 5 That noncompliance with the foregoing requirements may constitute a basis for the Secretary to refuse to a Equal Housing Opportunity Logo: a when advertising financing for a particular housing development and not another development with accept applications from the lender The Secretary may also refuse to accept applications where the lender ADDRESS OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTION ADVERTISING GUIDELINES FOR FAIR HOUSING affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of b Equal Housing Opportunity Slogan: EQUAL OPPORTUNITY LENDER b in advertising media that reaches a limited or particular section of the community to the exclusion of c Equal Housing Opportunity Statement: We are pledged to the letter and spirit of the United States color religion sex handicap familial status or national origin comparable to other logos conforming all advertising to the VA Advertising Guidelines for Fair Housing; denying residential loans or financial assistance because of the applicant s race color religion sex handicap DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS familial status or national origin familial status or national origin; FINANCIAL INSTITUTION For persons engaged in or associated with advertising the availability of residential financing the following general public that the residential financing offered is open to all without regard to race color religion sex guidelines are provided to assist in complying with the VA s equal opportunity program Guidelines for Fair Housing in all advertising including outdoor signs radio television newspapers and other handicap familial status or national origin has been denied participation in HUD Programs housing advertising and thereby in noncompliance with Federal regulations Selective use is defined as using housing units for which financing is also available; or If other logos are used in the advertisement then the Equal Housing Opportunity logo should be of a size NAME (Type or Print) NOTE: Compliance with requirements of a Federal regulatory agency in respect to advertising guidelines and of race color religion sex handicap familial status or national origin offered by the lender; or rent in a manner that indicates a preference for or against potential home buyers because of their race other geographic sections within the same community policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation We encourage and support an poster requirements shall be deemed to comply with Paragraphs 2 3 and 4 above printed materials; race color religion sex handicap familial status or national origin reasonably representing all potential homebuyers in the metropolitan area Models if used will indicate to the Section 804(c) of Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 as amended prohibits advertising housing for sale Section 805 of Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 as amended prohibits financial institutions from SEE REVERSE FOR VA ADVERTISING GUIDELINES FOR FAIR HOUSING SIGNATURE statement as a means of advising the homeseeking public that financing is available to all persons regardless the fixing of the terms or conditions of such loan because of his or her race color religion sex handicap the guidelines or the Equal Housing Opportunity logo or slogan only: the undersigned lender the undersigned hereby agrees: TITLE To induce the Department of Veterans Affairs to act on any veteran s application submitted by or on behalf of VA EQUAL OPPORTUNITY LENDER CERTIFICATION VA FORM 26 8812 APR 1990