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Covenants

covenants

legally enforceable terms that govern the use of property. These terms are transferred with the property deed. Discriminatory covenants are illegal and unenforceable. Also known as a condition, restriction, deed restriction or restrictive covenant.



Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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