Fair Housing

Ending housing discrimination and enabling equal opportunity are common threads running through all of these fair housing sessions.

Fair Housing for the Property Manager

Complying with fair housing is not just a good business practice; it is the law. Fair housing starts with the federal Fair Housing Act and continues through state and local regulations. The course will not just give an overview of fair housing, it was also educate property managers on what they should and should not be doing in the a day-to-day operation of their business. Property Managers are on the front line of fair housing issues as it relates to renting and must be knowledgeable in how to operate their business to ensure compliance. This session is designed to be very practical and will also address current fair housing topics including service animals, reasonable accommodation requests, and disparate impact rules. 2-3 hours

Let Me Tell You About the Man Cave: The Fair Housing Act for Today's Agent

The Fair Housing Act might not have changed in the last decade, but real estate agents and consumers have. This course looks at recent technological developments in the real estate industry and their interplay with the Fair Housing Act as well as recent cases involving real estate professionals. 3-4 hours

Fair Housing is Relevant

An increasingly diverse population in the United States means that we can have and do more business when we help everyone. This engaging program helps agents understand more broadly where the problems exist to increase awareness and how to practically help more people with better systems. The takeaways are relevant and specific in order to help agents take proactive steps to ensure housing stays fair for everyone. 3 hours

Code of Ethics and Fair Housing: A Powerhouse Couple

The powerhouse couple of Ethics and Fair Housing come together in this information packed course. This session is designed to meet the REALTOR® Code of Ethics’ mandate though a lively review and discussion of ethical dilemmas, arbitration and mediation dispute resolution methods, and the latest in changes to the Code. Through the lens of situations and processes REALTORS® experience every day, we’ll also review fair housing law, HUD guidelines with respect to advertising compliancy, and identify best professionalism practices in the industry. As a bonus, we’ll even discuss proactive safety practices licensees should take when engaging with any consumer or client. 3-4 hours

Fair Housing in a Diverse World

This course covers the real life dilemmas agents find themselves in, with respect to diversity among buyers and sellers, and the requirements of Fair Housing. We will review national, state, and if applicable, local fair housing laws, as well as the changes to Article 10 in the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. We will discuss the necessity of agents providing equal access to all clients, as well as respecting the diversity of clients. 2-4 hours

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