Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Division of Human Rights

Housing and Real Property Discrimination
(land and/or buildings for sale, rent or lease)

It is unlawful for:

  • an owner (or representative of an owner) to refuse to sell, rent or lease any property; to treat people differently in the terms or conditions of any sale, rental or lease; to ask questions, make records, print signs or advertise in a manner that discriminates on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, ancestry, disability or national origin.
  • Any person, bank, mortgage company, insurance company or other financial institution to discriminate in the lending of money to buy, build or repair property.

Resource Available

Download a Housing brochure (in Adobe .pdf format*).

The information provided on this website should in no way be considered legal advice. For specific information about your legal rights, you should consult your personal attorney. If you have a general question, contact us.

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
Division of Labor and Management
123 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501-4505
Phone: 605.773.3681

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Marcia Hultman, Secretary
123 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501-4505
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184