According to LA R.S. 51: 2254, it is an unlawful practice for a financial institution or individual employed by or acting on behalf of a financial institution:
(1) To discriminate against an individual because of the race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age of the individual or the present or perspective owner, tenant, or occupant of the immovable property or of a member, stockholder, director, officer, employee, or representative of any of these, in the granting, withholding, extending, modifying, or renewing of rates, terms, conditions privileges, or other provisions of financial assistance or the extension of services in connection therewith;
(2) To use a form of application for financial assistance or to make or keep a record or inquiry in connection with applications of financial assistance which indicates directly or indirectly a limitation, specification, or discrimination, as to race, creed, color, religion, disability, or national origin, or an intent to make such a limitation, specification, or discrimination.
(3) To discriminate by refusing to give full recognition, because of sex, to the income of each spouse or the total income and expenses of both spouses become or are prepared to become joint or several obligors in real estate transactions.