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How often have you seen an advertisement for a new home showing the model residents—a husband and wife and two children (of course, one boy and one girl) all of whom are white? Since the Federal Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 put additional teeth into fair housing enforcement and administration, such advertisements may constitute violations of the Fair Housing Act. Violators may be subject to significant monetary penalties, as well as the attorney's fees of the opposing party. All those who are involved in the sale, rental, or financing of dwellings should pay careful attention to the Fair Housing Act's mandates. (See also "New Handicapped Housing Rules," JLC Legal Column, 11/89). This article will focus on the Act's provisions regarding